Al,

GREAT IDEA...!


(Only thing: who's gonna do this?)
jt

| -----Original Message-----
| From: midrange-l-admin@midrange.com
| [mailto:midrange-l-admin@midrange.com]On Behalf Of MacWheel99@aol.com
| Sent: Friday, December 21, 2001 12:09 AM
| To: midrange-l@midrange.com
| Subject: Re: FREE Cmd Sheet (was: Probably very easy, Newbie question)
|
|
| > We produced a fan-fold command cross reference card that
| >  showed all the S/36, S/38 and AS/400 commands.
|
| I remember that with fondness.  Mine got dog eared then chewed up.
| (I used to have snacks in my desk that got raided by vermin who
| left evidence
| of their passage ... mouse droppings & paper chewed up ... curing
| me of that
| habit.)
|
| Here is another idea for folks to think about.
|
| We IT people whether we are on the 400, some mainframe, some
| other computer
| system, there are a lot of system operator functions that have to be done
| regardless of the platform, and there are a growing number of
| installations
| where there is more than one platform, with a work force that may know one
| platform really well but the others not as well.
|
| Imagine a computer operator saying
| "I know how to do an IPL, REORG or whatever on platform-A ... what is the
| equivalent command on platform-B?"
|
| I think there might be a need for a similar reference chart that
| goes across
| the major platforms that exist today doing similar functions.
| Quite possibly
| the folks who are in the business of converting across such platforms ...
| such as from mainframe/400/UNIX/NT to (take your pick)
| mainframe/400/UNIX/NT
| already have access to such a reference chart to give their customers who
| knew the platform that was old to them but not yet learned the
| corresponding
| commands for the platform that is new to them.



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