(like Bono, or Sting)
you can say "the IBM i operating environment running on Power Systems"
(like "the performer formally known as Prince" or "His Excellency
President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin, VC, DSO, MC,
Lord of all the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Sea, and Conqueror
of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular.")
On 12/11/2012 4:31 PM, Jerry Draper wrote:
So, pray tell, what do YOU call it?
On 12/11/2012 2:28 PM, James H. H. Lampert wrote:
On 12/11/12 2:06 PM, Jim Oberholtzer wrote:
Note to software vendors: If you want me to consider your software for
the IBM i operating environment running on Power Systems, please do not
call it, iSeries, AS/400, System i, or my personal favorite System/38.
What's in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet.
-- Romeo and Juliet, Act II, Scene ii
And more to the point, if they're calling it AS/400, then it's probably
because they've been writing for it since before IBM started
Mickey-Mousing with the name!