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Re: Madness

Master - direct the working of subordinates > Slave - perform the tasks assigned.

Client - create requests for service > Server - fulfils the request

These terms were coined (long ago) by engineers to explain the subtle difference in system relationships to the non IT-literate, just as Male plugs & Female sockets were identifed thus for the actual illiterate a few centuries ago.

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