(ODI) A Novell-developed network card API that provides media and protocol independence. It allows the sharing of a single card by multiple transport layer protocols and resolves conflicts.
- Open date
noun a day when no events or appointments have been scheduled
noun 1. the practice of putting a freshness date on food packages. noun the marking of packaged food products with a ‘sell by’ or ‘use by’ date or the date on which the product was packaged
- Open day
noun 1. an occasion on which an institution, such as a school, is open for inspection by the public Also called at-home US and Canadian name open house
- Open deathtrap
abuse An abusive hackerism for the Santa Cruz Operation’s Open DeskTop. The funniest part is that this was coined by SCO’s own developers. Compare AIDX, Macintrash Nominal Semidestructor, ScumOS, sun-stools, HP-SUX. [Jargon File] (1995-02-02)