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Don't be insensitive! I'm using OS/2 WARP3 right now!
Well, kinda, i'm reinstalling and imaging a server for a client that has
it's stock software running on OS/2...
They say they are 2 years away from migrating it to SAP. I doubt it, it's
been working since 1995....


On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 2:44 PM, Matt Olson <Matt.Olson@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

You can still use it. I dare you! :-)

You can tell lots of drugs went into making OS2 warp as evidence from this
TV ad: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2cYd6dxj7w

-----Original Message-----
From: TheBorg [mailto:sjl_abc@xxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2013 12:37 PM
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: The Future of IBM ..

All kidding aside, I'd rather be using OS/2 today than Windows. IBM gave
away the farm to Microsoft.
-sjl


"Matt Olson" wrote in message
news:mailman.1713.1372354278.9013.midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx...

Didn't they try OS/2 Warp as an alternative to TN5250? :-)


-----Original Message-----
From: Monnier, Gary [mailto:Gary.Monnier@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2013 11:15 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: RE: The Future of IBM ..

Jon,

This has been evident since IBM declined to develop an alternative to the
TN5250 interface and their push to become a "services only" company.


-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jon Paris
Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2013 6:19 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: The Future of IBM ..

Normally I'd agree with you Brad - but I read this more as a call to arms.
It wasn't the usual chicken-little routine that we have seen for years
regarding IBM i. It takes a serious look at a company that used to
epitomize
everything that was good about US business and which frankly now epitomizes
everything bad from lack of care for the individual, lack of care for the
customer, and rabid devotion to this quarter's bottom line.

It is sad.


On 2013-06-26, at 11:26 PM, Bradley Stone <bvstone@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Doom and gloom has and will always sell better than anything positive.
Especially in our world. This article proves it with it's assumption
that the comments will overtake the article.


Jon Paris

www.partner400.com
www.SystemiDeveloper.com




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