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Technical Standard: Networking Services (XNS), Issue 5.2 Draft 2.0
Copyright © 1999 The Open Group


XTI is based on the System V Interface Definitions (SVID) Issue 2, Volume III, Networking Services Extensions (see Referenced Documents).

XTI provides refinement of the Transport Level Interface (TLI) where such refinement is considered necessary. This refinement takes the form of:

Restrictions Concerning the Use of XTI

It is important to bear in mind the following points when considering the use of XTI:

Relationship between XTI and TLI

The following features can be considered as XTI extensions to the System V Release 3 version of TLI:

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