• Subject: Re: System 34
  • From: "Peter Dow" <pcdow@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2000 14:58:52 -0800

If that's true (re Sys3) then if I'd just stepped outside from learning how
to program an IBM 1401 (12kb core memory, multi-platter disks with a
whopping 2.5MB) I might've seen some dinosaurs running around <G> or maybe I
could've just looked in the mirror <VBG>

Peter Dow
Dow Software Services, Inc.
909 425-0194 voice
909 425-0196 fax

From: Rick, Kathleen <Kathleen.Rick@ps.net>
To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Friday, January 07, 2000 2:17 PM
Subject: System 34


> snip----
> Tom Hightower/Solutions_Inc wrote:
> >
> > Get this - one of our customers still has four S/34s!  The only real Y2K
> > issue they've run into is that the diskette drive won't handle files
with
> > dates before 1970.
>
> For the younger folks on the list, the S/34 was introduced just after
> electricity became available.....
>
> Excuse me--The bones may be getting a little creaky but I don't need a
> walker
> yet and I worked on the System 34.  Wasn't the System 3 the one that was
> invented
> just after the last dinosaur croaked??
>
>
> Kathy Rick
> perotsystems
> AS400 Operations Analyst
> 972-664-5523
> 800-221-3935
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