>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?

If you want your Network Station to run 'traditional' PC applications like
Lotus, Excel, WordPerfect, etc. there is some truth in the above.
There are a couple of packages that run on NT to allow it to be multi-user
and serve the application code down to a Network Station.
WinFrame I believe is one of them - It is expensive and resource intensive
(from my point of view).

Personally, I am waiting for Corel and Lotus to GA their Java based
products (specifically a WP and a spreadsheet).






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