The MOTD has also become a common feature of the online component of Windows PC games, such as Half-Life, Call of Duty, and Battlefield. A similar feature called MOTD is displayed when logging on to some IRC servers.
On June 3, 2015, a website was released at http://motd.sh that lets you have custom and dynamically generated MOTD's with weather, stocks, and quotes.
- It is a simple text file.
- Some interpreters have a limit of 255 or 1024 characters.
- The complete FreeBSD: documentation from the source, By Greg Lehey, p.572
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