Open Software Description Element Reference

This Open Software Description (OSD) reference contains all the elements that are defined by the Osd.dtd file. These elements can be used in OSD and Channel Definition Format (CDF) (CDF is obsolete as of Windows Internet Explorer 7 and should not be used.) files to describe software. There are additional elements, described in the Microsoft Internet Component Download Element Reference, that can be used to describe software in more detail and enhance information provided by the OSD elements.

The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person or event is intended or should be inferred.