And IBM will be hard pressed to tell their customers to rewrite everything
on OS/400 and OS/390 to run on Linux ... IBM has their business in that
market because they can be safe to assume their apps will not need moding
every 3 years.

Even if they say Linux on the iSeries is the route they are going, I don't
think they said they are going to cannibalize their current user base.

Adam Lang
Systems Engineer
Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
----- Original Message -----
From: "Wills, Mike N. (TC)" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2002 10:38 AM
Subject: RE: Proprietary era is over, IBM exec to say

> I don't think they will touch OS/400. The article doesn't talk about that.
> Plus, why would IBM add in all of those enhancements, if they were going
> replace it with linux? That would be a waste of money. I think they are
> talking about AIX, since that is what the article was talking about.
> Mike
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leif Svalgaard
> bye, bye, OS/400
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