WEBSTERD(8)ADMINISTRATIVE COMMANDSWEBSTERD(8)


NAME

websterd - Webster's dictionary server

SYNOPSIS

websterd [ -l ]

DESCRIPTION

websterd listens on a well-known socket for connections, and then accepts commands to look up words in the on-line copy of Webster's 7th Collegiate Dictionary. The dictionary server protocol document can be displayed by connecting to the server via telnet(1) and typing ``HELP''.

If called with the -l flag, websterd will log all incoming connections via syslog(3) at LOG_INFO priority.

SEE ALSO

webster(1)

COPYRIGHT

Webster's 7th Collegiate Dictionary, Copyright (C) 1963 by Merriam-Webster, Inc. No part of this information may be copied or reprinted without the express written consent of the publisher.

AUTHOR

David A. Curry
davy@intrepid.ecn.purdue.edu


ECN 1 May 1986 March 11, 2008