ISO/IEC 7498-1:1994 Preview
Information technology -- Open Systems Interconnection -- Basic Reference Model: The Basic Model
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed* in 2000.
*Therefore this version remains current
The electronic version of this International Standard can be downloaded from the ISO/IEC Information Technology Task Force (ITTF) web site
Cancels and replaces the first edition (1984). The model provides a common basis for the coordination of standards development for the purpose of systems interconnection, while allowing existing standards to be placed into perspective within the overall Reference Model. The model identifies areas for developing or improving standards. It does not intend to serve as an implementation specification.