jt wrote:

<There are plenty of tools that allow you to re-engineer your applications, to a
client/server mode that bypasses the interactive "tax".  Few, however, can
afford the massive expense of re-engineering their apps.  That's why many refer
to iSeries customers as "captive".>

jt, no offense but my understanding of the term "captive" in regards to the
AS/400 has always been that it would be so hard to move off of the AS/400 to
something else because of the integrated data base, etc. In the Unix world it is
pretty easy to hop from Sun to HP...

Chuck



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