• Subject: RE: AS/400 History
  • From: Bob Crothers <bob@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Jul 1998 08:02:47 -0000
  • Organization: Cornerstone Communications, LLC

Sounds like I am wrong.  The only excuse I can offer is old age and 
senility.

BTW, when did the Sys/38 get "36 emulation"?  I got my first 38 in the 
early to mid 80's on about release 2.0 (if my aging memory still 
works) and I thought it had it then.  But then, I came from the 
System/3 model 15D world, so wasn't to concerned with 36's.

Regards,
Bob Crothers
Cornerstone Communications, LLC
www.faxserver401.com



-----Original Message-----
From:   Bob Crothers [SMTP:bob@cstoneindy.com]
Sent:   Wednesday, July 08, 1998 7:04 PM
To:     'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
Subject:        RE: AS/400 History

I think it was System/3 and 36, then System 38.  The Sys/38 had
 S36 emulation from almost day one.  How could it emulate a
machine that didn't already exist?

So I agree with you, not your friend.

Of course, it could be argued that the 36 was not in the direct
blood line at all.  But did become a relative by marriage when
the 236 & 436 where introduced.  And then with V3R7 running SSP,
we now have inbreeding. And without the normal genetic
consequences!

Regards,
Bob Crothers
Cornerstone Communications
www.FaxServer401.com


-----Original Message-----
From:   Steven Sharpe [SMTP:ssharpe@accucomm.net]
Sent:   Wednesday, July 08, 1998 1:24 PM
To:     midrange-l@midrange.com
Subject:        AS/400 History

I am having a debate over AS/400 history and I'm hoping someone
on the List
can settle it.  What was the order of computer platforms
introduced by IBM -
(System 36, System 38, AS/400)?

I say the order was 36, 38, 400.  My friend says it was 38, 36,
400.  Could
someone help me settle this?

Thanks!
--
Steven Sharpe       --  steven_sharpe@bigfoot.com
Sharpe Consulting --  sharpeconsulting@hotmail.com  -- (912)
328-9066
        AS/400 Consulting

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