• Subject: Re: AS/400 History
  • From: endre enyedy <e_enyedy@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Jul 1998 10:26:14 -0400

Goins, Kirk : CO IR wrote:
> 
> Your Friend is right, they came out, out of order.
> 
>  ----------
> From: Steven Sharpe
> To: midrange-l@lhs.org
> Subject: AS/400 History
> Date: Wednesday, July 08, 1998 11:24AM
> 
> 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?
> 

First it was the S/3, then came the S/32 - which was followed by the
S/34.
The S/38  followed with its completely different architecture : the "T
M",
but "Tomorrow's Machine" just never quite arrived.
The S/36  was the 16 bit upgrade to the s/34, then came the AS line
(wasn't it called Clearlake or somesuch?)

EndreE
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