|Title||Information technology — Open Systems Interconnection — Basic Reference Model: The Basic Model|
|Committee||ISO/IEC JTC 1 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY|
Cancels and replaces the first edition (1984). The model provides a common basis for the coordination of standards development for the purpose of systems interconnection, while allowing existing standards to be placed into perspective within the overall Reference Model. The model identifies areas for developing or improving standards. It does not intend to serve as an implementation specification.