Well, you're starting 2 programs. That is the difference. Having to run 2 programs is annoying especially when one of them is unnecessary.
But if one handles the server browsing, the other doesn't have to be quite as "heavy". I'd say it evens out.
ps- Dan, I always thought your sig was in the imparitive (ie Love dan... do it! DO IT NOW!) rather than how you have it now. My mistake.