I meant: freely available.   In windows 10 I had to download java from
oracle to be able to use tn5250j

Having to install java will scare some people, and it later it may come
with a price tag...


On 08/22/2017 11:48 AM, Ken Koehler wrote:
Raul, can you please elaborate on "we do not know how long java will be
available"?
What might happen to Java, and on which platform(s)?

------ Original Message ------
Received: 09:58 AM EDT, 08/22/2017
From: Raul Jager <raul@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: linux5250@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [LINUX5250] *** ADMIN: Is this list needed anymore?

I have used tn5250, at present I use tn5250j. Maybe this list can cover
both, since we do not know how long java will be available.

On 08/21/2017 09:48 AM, Davide Grandi wrote:
> Good morning,
>
> - how many people are subscribed to this list ?
> - tn5250 is stable, but where the people should go to discuss about it
?
> - could you (admin & tn5250 project team) transfer the list to
> sourceforge ?
>
> I'm worried about leaving a good open source telnet 5250 emulator (out
> of two, if I'm not wrong) without even a self paced support.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Davide Grandi
> --
> Ing. Davide Grandi
> mail : davide.grandi@xxxxxxxxx
> grndvd63m06f704u@xxxxxxxxx
>
> On 21/08/2017 08:10, Scott Klement wrote:
>> I guess a good question would be "does anyone still use tn5250?"
>> This tool was very successful years ago, but other tools like tn5250j
>> and IBM's ACS are more popular now. Is anyone still interested in
>> discussing this?
>>
>>
>> On 8/17/17 10:11 AM, Buck Calabro wrote:
>>> On 8/17/2017 9:34 AM, David Gibbs wrote:
>>>> The last message on this list was a year ago (August 2016).
>>>>
>>>> Is there any real need for it anymore?
>>>>
>>>> If there is no response, within 2 weeks, with a compelling reason
to
>>>> keep it active I will shut it down.
>>>
>>> It has been quiet.
>>> Where should people post questions about tn5250? The MIDRANGE-L
list?
>>> --buck
>>>
>>

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