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  • Open Systems Interconnection
  • Other Supplementary Information. A message sent to an airline by an agent, in a standardised format, advising relevant information such as being a VIP, language difficulty, or passport information.


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  • Moreover, OSI is also hosting a tweetup in Chennai, on March 12, 2009, and what more, there is also free beer, on the house!

    A draft FOSS manifesto for Indian political parties

  • However, I wouldn't term OSI/Outback a "rinky-dink restaurant chain".

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • A pharmaceutical company called OSI yesterday had a positive -- that's a spike.

    CNN Transcript Apr 27, 2004

  • By definition, the OSI was a secretive, close-knit organization.

    A Long Day for Dying

  • And there was mounting concern that the National Bureau of Standards would decide to support an emergent rival standard for network interconnection called the OSI Reference Model.

    Where Wizards Stay Up Late

  • Several years earlier, the International Organization for Standardization, ISO, had begun to develop its own internetworking “reference” model, called OSI, or open-systems interconnection.

    Where Wizards Stay Up Late

  • Calling it "an embarrassment for the FBI," he said in an email: "I would guess that FBI headquarters felt precisely that way when they read the memo and accordingly did not do what the Cleveland FBI office asked them to do: Call OSI about this matter."

    The Seattle Times

  • Astellas said Monday that starting Tuesday it would offer to pay $52 a share in cash for all outstanding common shares of OSI, which is a premium of more than 40 percent over Friday's close.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Stated differently, to object to the Oklahoma law is to rely not on a woman's BII but instead on what I have called her OSI, or her "Offspring Selection Interest."

    FindLaw Writ - Recent Articles

  • Every man and his dog's license seems to have been approved by the OSI, which is why the OSI has been looking to cut down dramatically on the number of licenses.



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