• Subject: Re: Remote TCP/IP connection using TN5250 or browser JAVA applet
  • From: HankHeath <HankHeath@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 7 Dec 1997 20:50:31 EST
  • Organization: AOL (http://www.aol.com)

Let's see if I got this right. I should change my desktop operating system
just so I can get a TN5250 for free. Nope. Sorry. It does not compute.

Hank Heath

In a message dated 97-12-07 04:38:38 EST, boothm@ibm.net wrote:

<< I am aware that OS/2 is pretty much dead in everyone's book, but it
 includes TN5250 in the box with it, and OS/2 has a good tcp/ip stack and
 an included Java tool kit.  The price of OS/2 is probably less than any of
 the commercial TN5250 products.  It all runs easily and fast on 32 megs on
 a small pentium machine.  
  >>
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