• Subject: Re: IBM dumb move #3,912,347
  • From: Jim Langston <jlangston@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Sep 1999 08:24:39 -0700
  • Organization: Conex Global Logistics Services, Inc.

Oh, IBM is going to ship the Information Center CDs AND Softcopy CDs with the
orders?  So it *will* be available on media?

Okay, all is well again, then.

Regards,

Jim Langston

Henrik Krebs wrote:

> .. and here is the official IBM answer:
>
> Fra: gebarry@us.ibm.com
> Til: Henrik.H.Krebs@ope.shell.com
> Cc: hkrebs@hkrebs.dk
> Emne: Softcopy Library
> Dato: 9. september 1999 17:17
>
> Thanks for the note you sent regarding the Softcopy Library.  I understand 
>your
> concern and appreciate the opportunity to provide the correct information!
>
> Here are the facts:
>
> Some of the V4R4 manuals were not ready by the timeframe needed to make the
> "master"  for V4R4 General Availability (GA).  We made the decision  to put
> them on the Web when they became available rather than exposing GA.  Pointers
> were put on the CD-ROM to get users to the correct Web site.
>
> We are planning an update to the Softcopy Library CD-ROM to include those
> programming manuals.  Once the mastering schedule is agreed to, we'll make the
> availability date known and also provide information on getting the updated
> CD-ROM.  Please note that the Database manuals will not be added to the 
>Softcopy
> Library CD-ROM; that information is available in the Information Center (both 
>on
> the Information Center CD-ROM and on the Web).
>
> The Information Center CD-ROM is shipped with every OS/400 V4R4 order (as it 
>was
> with every V4R3 order); it is a two CD-ROM package containing both the
> Information Center CD-ROM and the Softcopy Library CD-ROM.

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