I have to agree with that I think.  I'd add that I am happy that the
third-party market does such a good job  -  I worry that IBM can get
caught up in the proprietary trap if it gives a knock-out punch to
third-party firms.

btw, has anyone tried out Netscape Communicator's IBM connection yet?  The
java applet that allows any Netscape 4.0 user to connect to get a green
screen on any AS/400 running tcp/ip and on the internet?  It's a little
cumbersome and it is slow but it means that any PC anywhere can reach an
AS/400 without any special software on either the AS/400 or on the PC.  No
Perletalk, no client access, nothing but Netscape and an internet
provider.


In <970907155056_393583550@emout09.mail.aol.com>, on 09/07/97 
   at 03:51 PM, DAsmussen@aol.com said:

CA is CONSTANTLY behind the 3rd party connectivity
vendors in features, useability, and ease of installation.  We're just
fed up with it!

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