I just realized, that every serverprocess ends with a d? Like:
- Apache: httpd
- MySQL : mysqld
- Unreal IRC : unrealircd
Why is this? Is there any reason, or is it to recognize them from each other?
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It's a convention for programs that run in the background to perform a task.
It means Daemon - inspired by Maxwell's Daemon, an imaginary creature from the world of physics charged with reversing entropy by sorting molecules.