• Subject: Re: The OV/400 end
  • From: "Robin Sapiro" <robin.sapiro@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2001 17:18:57 -0500

It has not been "officially" announced, but expect V5R1 to GA on May 31, 2001.
 
Following is an extract from an IBM site (forget where I clipped it from) on OS/400 release dates.
 
IBM U.S. Product Life Cycle Dates
 
Program                                  Marketing   Service      Replaced
Number   VRM     Announced   Available   Withdrawn   Discontinued    By
 
5769-SS1 4.05.0  2000/06/12  2000/07/28      -       2002/07/31       -
5769-SS1 4.04.0  1999/02/09  1999/05/21      -       2001/05/31       -
5769-SS1 4.03.0  1998/09/01  1998/09/11  2000/12/31  2001/01/31       -
5769-SS1 4.02.0  1998/02/10  1998/02/27  2000/10/25  2000/05/31       -
5769-SS1 4.01.0  1997/08/19  1997/08/29  2000/10/25  2000/05/31       -
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Subject: Re: The OV/400 end

>
> Al, you're confusing me.  You say that IBM extended the life of OV to one
> release after V4R5.  Then in your last sentence you say that support for
> the product goes away 5/31/01.  That's the date I've heard but that would
> mean that V5R1 or whatever they are calling it this week will be GA on
> 5/31/01.  Am I just being stupid?  That's happened before.
>
> Thanks.
>
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>
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> "Al Barsa, Jr." <
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> At 11:05 AM 1/5/01 -0500, you wrote:
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> IBM initially announced that OV support would end with V4R5, and the
> customers went into an uproar, so IBM extended the life of OV to the
> release after (generally accepted by the industry to be V5R1, but if I had
> any specific knowledge of this I would not be able to say).  The actual
> support for the product goes away 5/31/01.
>
> Al
>
>
> >Pat Barber wrote:
> >
> > > I would like to hear exactly happens with OV/400. I understand
> > > that support ends, but does this also mean that it WILL NOT
> > > run on V4R5 or is it like many other older products that are
> > > no longer sold but still run just fine. I have seen and heard
> > > many comments on OV/400 but just because support ends, it
> > > hardly means it will not work.
> >
> >I just got a 270 at V4R5 and was able to order Officevision for it.
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