Carl Malamud interviews Steve Kille, perhaps the most
articulate and thoughtful of the OSI fanatics. Kille makes
a persuasive case for protocols like X.400, X.500, and the
OSI presentation layer. Kille, a former computer scientist
at University College London, brings his unique hands-on
perspective implementing OSI and related protocols to his
current position as the head of the ISODE Consortium. ISODE
is considered by most experts in the field to be the leading
OSI implementation and the work of the Consortium forms the
basis for commercial products attempting to meet purchasing
requirements contained in GOSIP profiles around the world.
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