DAsmussen@aol.com wrote: > Booth, > > In a message dated 97-10-25 13:19:23 EDT, you write: > > > How does one get e-mail to and from users on 5250 screens or network > > stations? We saw a nice demo today of the new network station and it has > > appeal but all of us forgot to ask about e-mail and messaging. > > Don't know about the 5250's, but your question raises one of my own. I was > talking with a "Partner in Development" the other day, and he mentioned that > the Network Stations would only run through an NT server. He also said that > (not mentioned in the NS installation instructions), you needed to load a > software package on the NT server to perform "swapping" that was user priced > -- starting at $3K+ for 0-20 users! Said package supposedly eliminated the > possibility of using the NS's for his desired application, as full-blown PC's > were cheaper. Any truth to this? > Dean: You need NT if you wish to run Lotus 123 or excel or Word, or any PC application. The app really runs on the NT server, your NS is just a keyboard and screen (sound like something you are familar with?). If you just want to run browser and java apps, you don't need nt server. -- Art Tostaine, Jr. Creative Computer Associates, Inc. Parlin, NJ atostaine_at_crecomp_dot_com +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to "MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com". | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MAJORDOMO@midrange.com | and specify 'unsubscribe MIDRANGE-L' in the body of your message. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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