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Frank Soltis was born in 1940, Bill Gates in 1955, Tim Patterson in 1956

Frank completed his PhD "technology-independent machine interfaces (TIMI) in 1968

Bill Gates, and three other Lakeside School students were banned for the summer of
1968 (?) after Computer Center Corp caught them exploiting the PDP-10 OS to get
free computer time.

Tim began work on QDOS/86-DOS in April 1980 with CP/M, created by Gary Kildall, as a
resource, especially with regard to the CP/M API's.

Tim sold rights to market 86-DOS to Microsoft in December 1980


-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jeff Crosby
Sent: Friday, October 05, 2012 5:34 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: The i and DHCP

But since Windows was run on top of, and required, DOS . . .


On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 6:14 AM, Robert Houts <rshouts@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Windows is not older. For the first release of OS/400, 90% of CPF
from the System/38 was reused, with a little bit from the System/36
thrown in and a lot of new code. OS/400 release 1 was basically a superset of CPF.
The System/38 was announced in 1978 and started shipping in 1979, so
Windows is less legacy when using that definition, but not by much.


-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:
midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John Jones
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2012 07:23
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: The i and DHCP

In my experience DHCP has not been an issue. Firewalls, duplicate
client IP addresses due to network misconfiguration, running out of DEVDs, etc.
but not DHCP.

What is the resolution for the devices when they can't connect? That
should give you an idea as to how/why the problem is happening.

In the mean time, on the i I would suggest making sure QAUTOCFG and
QAUTOVRT are set appropriately. On the client side, consider
configuring the emulator to generate unique session names (QPADEVnnnn)
unless your environment requires static names.

As to the help desk's attitude about the i, their manager should be
stressing the platform's relative importance to the help desk staff.
The staff needs to care because the company uses it. The debate about
legacy v. modern is immaterial. (And FWIW Windows came out in 1984;
OS/400 in 1988. Using the definition of legacy = older, Windows is
more legacy.)



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