Open Software Description Overviews and Tutorials

Note This technology is obsolete as of Windows Internet Explorer 7 and should not be used.

This section contains overview and tutorial articles available for Open Software Description (OSD).


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About OSD File Architecture

OSD files are used to describe software components, their versions, their underlying structures, and their dependence on other components. This article describes the design and organization of OSD files.

Introduction to Open Software Description

This article is an overview of the OSD vocabulary. It presents high-level information about the benefits and usage of OSD.