1. Name:
    Ozone (Object Zones)

  2. Source:
    University of Colorado Arcadia Project.

  3. Brief description:
    Ozone is a scalable, heterogeneous monicker system for Unix. It is a scheme and mechanism for representing references to any exported object in a distributed environment. The term ``Monicker'' comes from Microsoft's OLE2 specification and Ozone monickers are compatible with the OLE2 Monicker API.

    Ozone provides:

  4. Evaluation against applicable general dimensions:

    1. Availability: commercial/licensed/public domain
      Public domain.

    2. Cost:
      None; it can be made available via anonymous FTP.

    3. Degree of support/maturity/testing/usage:
      An alpha version using ONC RPC is available on request. An OSF DCE version is under development.

    4. Speed:
      Speed is comparable with Sun's ONC RPC/XDR.

    5. Computing platforms:
      It is known to work on Sparcs running Solaris 1. Required Support Systems: Sun's ONC RPC/XDR.

    6. Language compatibilities:
      It is written in C++.

    7. Footprint:
      1. Source and binary: 15 MB

    8. Openness/integrability/source availability:
      Source is freely available.

    9. Extensibility:

    10. Pedigree:
      Developed by the ARPA sponsored Arcadia project.

  5. Contact person(s)
    Dennis Heimbigner
    Computer Science Dept.
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0430
    (303) 492-6643
    (303) 492-2844 - fax

  6. Pointers to literature, demos, etc.:

The Arcadia Project <arcadia-www@ics.uci.edu>
Last modified: Wed Nov 30 14:45:10 1994