java – Why does Servlet have such a name?


Why does "Servlet" have such a name? Where did this name come from? What does it originate from?


According to wiktionary , the word Servlet is formed from the words server + ‎ applet , where the latter, according to the same wiktionary , is formed from app ( short for Application ) with the prefix let denoting small size

As a result, it turns out, it should mean Small Server Program

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