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NMF SPIRIT Issue 3.0 Platform Blueprint

NMF SPIRIT Issue 3.0 Platform Blueprint
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Comparison of Taxonomies

The taxonomy used in SPIRIT is different from other taxonomies, such as the one used in X/Open. A comparison between the SPIRIT and X/Open taxonomies is provided below.

SPIRIT X/Open Common Applications Environment
Interface Categories:  
Administrative N/A
Application Programming Interface (Programming Interface, XDCS)
Exchange Format Data Interchange (Protocols and Formats, XDCS)
Human User Interface User Interface
Internationalisation Internationalisation
Language Programming Languages
Management Services Systems Management
Media Data Interchange
Model N/A
Protocol Interworking (Protocols and Formats, XDCS)
Security Services Security
System Integration Interface (Programming Interface, XDCS)
Platform Services:  
Operating System Services Base Operating System
Management Services Systems Management
Security Services Security
Distributed Services Interworking
Data Management Services Data Management
Transaction Services Distributed Transaction Processing
Presentation Services User Interface
Communications Services Interworking

XDCS is the X/Open Guide, November 1992, Distributed Computing Services (XDCS) Framework (ISBN: 1-872630-64-2, G212).

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