From: Adam Lang <>
> Just because one is a bigger job than others, does not make it proprietary.
you must mean 'monopoly' here.

> If 5250 apps were monopolistic from IBM, how come people on another thread
> were talking about iSeries LOSING customers?  Apparently they are able to
> move their apps somewhere else, right?
according to your logic, Microsoft is not a monopoly (you can always use
a Mac or Unix or ...), yet it was judged a monopoly. A New Years Resolution
of mine: not use bandwidth on fruitless arguments (if I can keep it is
another matter :-)

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