• Subject: Re: Sys/36 Upgrade
  • From: "E Miller" <esmiller@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 8 Jul 1998 08:19:33 -0500

Art:

Beware of the CPYPRT command in S36E environment.  We ran our 400 in 36e
for three years, but had problems with this command which resulted in all
the spool files we were trying to copy to be lost when we got an error.

Evie Miller

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> From: Art Tostaine, Jr. <art@link400.com>
> To: midrange-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Sys/36 Upgrade
> Date: Wednesday, July 08, 1998 1:31 AM
> 
> I have an old time customer who wants to finally migrate to an AS/400. 
We
> haven't heard from them in about 8 years, then, get me an AS/400!  They
will
> run in 36 mode.  Can I run a 170 like an Advanced/36?  With real SSP, not
> 36/mode?.
> 
> They use the old 36 program Text Management all the time.  Now, assuming
> I've recommended they forget about Word PRocessing on the 400 and use
their
> PC's, and they've said no, can they run TxtManagement on the 170?  Their
> biggest is job is using the mail merge utility with AFP documents to
print
> envelopes, large labels, worksheets, etc.
> 
> If they can't use TextManagement, can their documents and forms migrate
to
> Office?
> 
> They also use alot of Sys/36 mode Copyprt and AFP merges.
> 
> If they run SSP, can the still run Client Access for 95 to access their
36
> apps?
> 
> They would like to get off of the Sys/36 as cheaply as possible, then
they
> will upgrade/migrate/change their apps and operations to the best way as
the
> next step.
> 
> BTW, this is a non-profit organization, if that helps explain anything.
> 
> Art Tostaine, Jr.
> CCA, Inc.
> Parlin, NJ 08859
> 
> 
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