Re: Threat of running a web server?
From: FromTheRafters (!0000_at_nomad.fake)
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2004 16:00:16 -0500
"Dazz" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> On Fri, 23 Jan 2004 20:12:41 -0500, "FromTheRafters"
> <!email@example.com> wrote:
> >So, are you in agreement with Colonel Flagg that a daemon is
> >the same as a server as per his "...if you're running a "service",
> >a "server" or a "daemon", you're providing "something" to be
> >given out to someone."?
> No, not exactly.
That's good. :O)
> See below.
> >To my way of thinking that is only one use of a daemon, not
> >a definition of what a daemon is. Do you (or he) think that the
> >Kernel Swap Daemon is a server?
> I agree with you. A term "daemon" can be used for many things.
Good, I was kind of surprised at his comment as he doesn't usually
seem to be *that* far off the mark.