• Subject: RE: V3R1 to V4R2
  • From: Neil Palmer <npalmer@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 23 Feb 1998 15:07:40 -0700

With all due respect to Al, I believe he meant to say "The only
supported path to V4R2 is currently from V3R2. ".


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Al Barsa, Jr. [SMTP:barsa2@ibm.net]
> Sent: Saturday, February 21, 1998 2:08 PM
> To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject:      Re: V3R1 to V4R2
> 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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