the same reason they run Iseries - applications. ----- Original Message ----- From: "James Rich" <email@example.com> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2001 5:27 PM Subject: Re: WHY would I run Windows on my iSeries? > On Tue, 18 Dec 2001, Walden H. Leverich wrote: > > > 3) I understand why you might want to run Linux on the iSeries -- you're at > > the mercy of Linux, but at least you get the stability of AS/400 disk AND > > CPU AND Memory in one nice box. Hell, you can even telnet into the Linux > > partition from a green screen to manage it. > > True, you can manage it from green screen - but yuck! If you have a > system that doesn't require green screen type interface (meaning > screen-at-a-time displays, including web displays) why be confined to such > a rotten interface? It seems to me (and I think everyone knows by now > what my biases are) that it would be better to have an interface that > doesn't have such a limitation and can emulate one that does. That way > you can have your cake and eat it, too. > > Of course *programming* for green screen is great. I just think *using* > it sucks. > > And I have no idea why anyone would ever run W2K or WinXP or Win whatever, > either on an iSeries or not. > > James Rich > email@example.com > > _______________________________________________ > This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list > To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/midrange-l > or email: MIDRANGE-Lfirstname.lastname@example.org > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l. > >
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