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Re: V3R1 to V4R2



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At 09:12 AM 2/19/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Does anyone know if you can go from V3R1 to V4R2 when upgrading?  I have
>found that going from V3R1 to V4R1 is supported, but I'm afraid to assume
>anything. 

The only supported path to V4R2 is currently from V2R3.  IBM announced a
new program called 'e-jump' (I can't understand what the name means, but
this is the year that everything good has to have an 'e' in it, right?),
which will allow you to go from V2R3 to V4R2, to be available in June.  (I
don't think I'd be the first on the block...)  Not enhancing e-jump to
support V3R0M5 and V3R1 would be sending the message that buying V3 was a
poor investment.  They may be thick headed sometimes (I would never use the
word stupid when referring to IBM.), but they are not brain dead.  BTW, the
primary reason for putting out e-jump first on V2R3 is that's where most of
the existing CISC users are, so that's where the money is.

Al


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