• Subject: Re: Express Client slim?
  • From: "Roger Pence" <rp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Mar 1999 07:21:20 -0500

> Your 5250 emulator would have to 'slimmer'. It's missing the
>AS/400 DLLs to support the many other CA/400 functions besides 5250.
>Many users can be happy with only 5250, but I would be lost without
>ODBC, DataQs, and the like. My client/server applications require more
>than 5250 to acheive the integration. I can't imagine not having the
>'shared folders' functions either. The AS/400 is a file server, not just
>a workstation server.

Don't forget too that the API-like stuff you want is included with CA/400's
base features that are included with your OS/400 license. You don't need a
CA/400 license to use the stuff you mention. And that base stuff coexists
with any third-party front-end pieces (especially over TCP/IP).
rp


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