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From Hypertext Terms (1995-04-15) | Glossary for this source

A program which runs independently of, for example the browser . Daemons may perform various management tasks such as building indexes , overviews, and back-links . Under unix, "daemon" is used for " server ", because servers normally run independently.

The Glossary System has been built by Pierre Candela during an internship in W3C; it's now maintained by Dominique Hazael-Massieux

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