I do live in these 'Exciting Times'. I've been creating Internet based
interfaces for years now. The AS/400 is always involved in these solutions.
I can't imagine not permanently storing information on the AS/400.

I change my mind... The greatest application running on the AS/400? The
answer would have to be OS/400. What other operating system is as powerful
and reliable?


Ken Slaugh  (707) 795-1512 x118
Chouinard & Myhre, Inc.
AS/400 Professional Administrator/MSE
Client Access Specialist
http://www.cm-inc.com/


                                                                                
                 
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From: <jpcarr@TREDEGAR.COM>
To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
> I'm running PRMS( ya pansophic ),   We've been running it since 1990
> When you say "Name a Great Car"   No one ever mentions the 6 year old car
> they have that has given them 100k+ mileage with no major
breakdowns(hence
> very cost effective over 6 years
> [Ken:] I define a great application as one that runs efficiently long
after
the
> invoice is paid, say ten years or more. In my eyes, all the AS/400
> applications with this kind of history are not just great but...  GREAT

It is a sad state of affairs when greatness has come to mean just doing
what you are supposed to do. If it just runs, it's great. Of course, in
ordinary
human experience we are all just waiting for Godot. Not too much
excitement is need nor wanted, c.f. that old Chinese curse: "may you live
in
exciting times".



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