• Subject: Re: does anyone post to this list?
  • From: Gary L Peskin <garyp@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 01 Oct 1998 14:15:13 -0700
  • Organization: The Firstech Corporation

Thanks for your prompt response.  I'll check out those links.

Gary

Christopher J. Jewell wrote:
> 
> Gary:
> 
> I suggest you check with Weblogic (http://www.weblogic.com). You may be
> aware that a recent IBM announcement said that their Tengha product is the
> Enterprise Java Beans server of choice for the AS/400. This combined with
> Javasoft's 'Portable ORB'  or Java IDL
> http://java.sun.com/products/jdk/idl/index.html for linking to external
> objects might do the trick.
> 
> Chris Jewell
> mailto://jewellcj@jewellconsult.com
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-java400-l@midrange.com
> > [mailto:owner-java400-l@midrange.com]On Behalf Of Gary L Peskin
> > Sent: Thursday, October 01, 1998 10:39 AM
> > To: JAVA400-L@midrange.com
> > Subject: Re: does anyone post to this list?
> >
> >
> > A while back (~May), I contacted both VisiBroker (now Inprise) and Orbix
> > regarding the availability of their ORBs on the /400.  Both were
> > extremely evasive.  They indicated that they had ORBs that ran or would
> > soon run on the 400 and that someone would get back to me in the next
> > day or two.  I kept calling the salespeople but never got a straight
> > answer.
> >
> > I also checked with the Component Broker people (IBM's ORB) who had no
> > interest in the 400 and were the ones who referred me to Inprise and
> > Orbix.
> >
> > The project which generated the inquiries got put on hold and I stopped
> > pestering them.
> >
> > Aside from the functionality that is supposed to be in v4r4, are there
> > ORBs available now for the 400 from either vendor?
> > When is v4r4 due?
> > How firm is the plan to incorporate an ORB into OS/400?
> > Will this be included in the base operating system, as a no-charge
> > option, or as a fee based option?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Gary
> >
> > THORN Serge (GVA) wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > Very good question! No one is doing Java development with the AS/400!!!!
> > >
> > > V4R3 is released with Servlet functionality and an improved JVM!
> > > VA Java 2.0 has just been released with more AS/400 functions!
> > > EJB WebLogic is supposed to become the Application server of choice!
> > > CORBA is supposed to become part of the next release V4R4
> > (VisiBroker and/or
> > > Orbix ?)
> > > San Francisco releases 1.3 on the AS/400!!!
> > >
> > > Make this list ALIVE!!!
> > >
> > > Regards
> >
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