Client/Server - please straighten out the terms

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Wed Feb 2 07:02:14 PST 2005

On Wed, 2005-02-02 at 04:39, Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> If that makes more sense to more people we can refer to the sections of 
> the tool in that manner. Perhaps we would have alfsd (that runs all the 
> commands and does all the parses, and receives the instructions from the 
> user) and alfs-ui that serves as a gui/front-end.

That is how I envision it too. A daemon process alfsd controlled by a
client (alfs-ui, galfs, kalfs, xalfs, whichever toolkit will be
available) that in turn can control an arbitrary amount daemon processes
at the same time.

Gerard Beekmans

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