Rolls right off the tongue..

Gregory A. Garner
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(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

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!


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