[TUHS] ISO, OSI, and DECnet (was Re: If not Linux, then what?)
wobblygong at gmail.com
Fri Aug 30 19:32:21 AEST 2019
Well, fwiw, the Aeronautical Telecommunications Network (ATN) that was
being discussed in the late nineties and early noughties, was supposed
to be built on the OSI stack. I have no idea what happened with that,
whether it went ahead or got altered.
On 8/30/19, Jason Stevens <jsteve at superglobalmegacorp.com> wrote:
> Although I never have seen OSI in the wild, it was the one great thing about
> ‘Winsock’ is that it worked over TCP/IP , IPX/SPX, AppletTalk and Decnet.
> It was fun to convert a BBS from being telnet to some ‘telnet over decnet’
> monster I built.
> Although I’m guessing OSI would have allowed for common ‘network’
> applications to use different network topologies?
> I really need to get OSF/1 2.0 installed.
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