• Subject: Re: IBM dumb move #3,912,347
  • From: Chuck Lewis <clewis@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 07 Sep 1999 14:38:57 +0100

Now, all you S/38 "migrators" to the AS/400 (back in the V1 days) REALLY think
about it and the ALL TIME dumb IBM AS/400 move Numero Uno HAD to be 4 for 
"Delete
with NO warning once you pressed enter (that was added after the MAJOR riot from
S/38 shops).

Remember 4 was "Hold" on the S/38...

<BG>

Chuck

Colin Williams wrote:

> I presume there is some sort of corporate strategic thinking behind it,
> but what is it.
>
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: Jim Langston [mailto:jlangston@conexfreight.com]
> >>> Sent: Thursday, September 02, 1999 4:50 PM
> >>> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> >>> Subject: Re: IBM dumb move #3,912,347
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Woah!  What's IBM doing now?  I have all the books on the
> >>> system for V3R1M0
> >>> when they still came on paper.  Then they give me this CD
> >>> and say, use this now.
> >>> So I pop the CD into a PC and hate the interface, but use it.
> >>>
> >>> We upgrade our AS/400 and I stick the Softcopy on our DADS
> >>> and all is happy.
> >>> Now they're taking the book OUT of the Softcopy?  And they
> >>> are ONLY available
> >>> online?
> >>>
> >>> QUOTE
> >>>
> >>> Entire book moved to
> >>>                                       Information center.
> >>>
> >>>                                       Starting at V4R4, the book is
> >>>                                       no longer available in the
> >>>                                       Softcopy Library, Online
> >>>                                       Library, or orderable.
> >>> END-QUOTE
> >>>
> >>> What about the people who don't use the internet?  Okay,
> >>> they are far and few
> >>> between, but still...
> >>>
> >>> IBM has more bureaucracy and red tape than the U.S. government!
> >>>
> >>> Regards,
> >>>
> >>> Jim Langston
> >>>
> >>> Roger Pence wrote:
> >>>
> >>> > Does anyone else but me think this is about the dumbest
> >>> thing IBM has
> >>> > done... lately...
> >>> >
> >>> >
> http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/pubs/html/as400/v4r4/ic2924/info/readthis.
> htm
>
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