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This Recommendation | International Standard:

? gives an introduction and motivation for ODP;

? provides an overview of the Reference Model of Open Distributed Processing (RM-ODP) and an

explanation of its key concepts;

? gives guidance on the application of the RM-ODP.

This Recommendation | International Standard covers both overview and detailed explanation, and can be consulted in

various ways when reading the standards:

a) if you intend to read only this Recommendation | International Standard, to gain a general understanding of

the importance of ODP to your organization, concentrate on clause 6;

b) if you intend to study the whole RM-ODP, you should also read clause 6 before moving on to

ITU-T Rec. X.902 | ISO/IEC 10746-2 and ITU-T Rec. X.903 | ISO/IEC 10746-3;

c) as you read ITU-T Rec. X.902 | ISO/IEC 10746-2 and ITU-T Rec. X.903 | ISO/IEC 10746-3 you may

wish to consult clauses 7 to 10, which give supporting explanation for the various concepts that these

common texts define;

d) when you have completed a first reading of ITU-T Rec. X.902 | ISO/IEC 10746-2 and ITU-T Rec. X.903 |

ISO/IEC 10746-3, read clauses 11 and 12 which discuss the use of standards in ODP system

specifications, and provide some examples of applying the ODP concepts in the specification of systems.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 1998-12
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 76
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 7
    Software and systems engineering
  • 35.080
    Software

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