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Networking Services, Issue 5

Networking Services, Issue 5

Reference: C523

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The Networking Services (XNS), Issue 5 specification describes the industry-standard open systems interfaces to communication services.
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The Networking Services (XNS), Issue 5 specification describes the industry-standard open systems interfaces to communication services. These include two APIs to transport-level process-to-process communications: Sockets and XTI. Both Sockets and XTI are specified for use over Internet protocols (TCP, UDP, and IP) and ISO Transport protocols. They also include a set of Internet address resolution interfaces which are commonly used in conjunction with Sockets. XTI support for many other protocols is described in appendixes included in this specification. This document forms part of the Single UNIX Specification, Version 2 (T912) required for UNIX 98. It includes revisions to align with IEEE Standard 1003.1:1990 (Portable Operating System Interface).
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Reference C523
UK ISBN 1859121659
Published 15 Feb 1997
Pages 450
Type Standards
Subject Interworking
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Common Name XNS Issue 5
Status Adopted
Service Category Network Services
Service Data Communication Services
Type The Open Group Standard
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