• Subject: Re: IBM Spin Doctors on AS/400 Marketing
  • From: Francis Lapeyre <flapeyre@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 08 Nov 1997 19:06:45 -0600
  • Organization: Communiqué, Inc. User

boothm@ibm.net wrote:
 
> And?  Come on, what's the rest of the story?  Is the company happy with
> NT's performance?  Or waiting for MS to get it right, real soon now?  Or
> is the plan to unplug the NT?  Or ___?

They're not ready to give up just yet. But it seems to me that one
Microsoft product ought to work with another with a minimum of fuss.
They don't even do that. Just my opinion, as an AS/400 programmer.

The AS/400 is the M1A1 tank of systems. Not much to look at, but it'll
plow through anything. NT is an ordianry car; you run INTO a brick wall
(as opposed to going THROUGH it).

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