>As an OS/2 user of 7 years I could replase AS/400 with OS/2 and PSP in
>this message and it would ring perfectly true.  Perhaps there is a lesson
>here as an OS that once had no peer slides into further insignifigance.
>
>The AS has several advantages that OS/2 never had.  The first is a major
>chunk of its market.  I hope IBM can do better with the AS than they did
>with OS/2.
>
>
>Jim Blizard
>jimb@otterspace.com



Ah, yes.  OS/2.  There was that magical interval when Win/95 was just a
scheme in Bill's eye, and an ad campaign across America.

The IBM decided to take advantage of the gap by pushing OS/2.  Smart move.
So they came out with the "Warp" campaign.  Stupid move.  They never showed
the product.  Never told what it could do.  Never mentioned that it was
everything Win/95 promised, but it was available NOW.  Just those nuns
talking about their beepers.

--Paul E Musselman
PaulMmn@ix.netcom.com


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