|General Interworking: Transport Service (XTI) V2|
|Document Number: X98GV|
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Transport Service (XTI) V2
This Product Standard provides a single programming interface to a variety of transport services: OSI, TCP/IP, UDP/IP, NetBIOS. It thereby facilitates the writing of distributed applications, independent of network technology. It is an enhancement to the Transport Service (XTI) Product Standard.
The enhancements are:
Although a number of the defined features do depend to a greater or lesser extent on the underlying protocol, these are clearly described in the referenced specification, which also includes guidance on writing protocol-independent application software.
Networking Services, Issue 5 Specification, Chapters 1 to 7 inclusive.
C Language. If the Portability Environment is Internationalized System Calls and Libraries Extended or Internationalized System Calls and Libraries Extended V2, the dialect is ISO C, in which case ISO C source programs invoking the services of this Product Standard must be supported by the registered product.
Products conforming to the Transport Service (XTI) V2 Product Standard shall be available in configurations that support at least one of the following:
Guidance on the Internet Protocol Suite may be found in the Guide to the Internet Protocol Suite.2
Support for other protocol profiles or protocols, for example, NetBIOS, can be declared in the Conformance Statement.
Internationalized System Calls and Libraries, Internationalized System Calls and Libraries Extended, or Internationalized System Calls and Libraries Extended V2.
A Test Report from a currently authorized release of the VST5 Test Suite.
Mainly upwards-compatible from Transport Service (XTI). There are a few minor incompatibilities arising from alignment with the emerging formal standard and the Data Size Neutral enhancements.
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