• Subject: Re: System 34
  • From: "Mike Shaw" <mshaw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 8 Jan 2000 13:52:14 -0800

Don,

Those were the days when a new release of MAPICS was 10 diskettes and the
PC's would be at least 15 diskettes!  :-)  What a bow-wow product that was!
It was even worse on a S/36.

Mike Shaw

----- Original Message -----

> > Al wrote:
>
> > With all due respect to Mr. Rima (who sent me a goodie basket of things
for
> > my laptop last week - so thanks to Don from one of us who are
graphically
> > impaired), the PTFs were called PCs (which stood for Program Changes -
as
> > Personal Computers were not around in 1978 when the System/38 was
> > introduced) also came on tape.  To go from a System/38 to an AS/400 you
had
> > to be at CPF Release 8.0, PC 8.
>
> Al, "Mr Rima" is my father....:)
>
> PC's eh?  Hmmm..must have had them confuzed with MAPICS which WAS
> PTF's...OY what a fun time MAPICS-I was back then...:) !
>
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