i5 was hardware (as in: IBM System i5) though, i5/OS was software. (Might be what you're thinking of.)

Using "Power" as a name is probably a bad idea, since (depending on interpretation) might be unspecific, or might mean that it runs on all of AIX, Linux and IBM i.

Since software is generally designed for a particular operating system (not a particular piece of hardware) it's more appropriate to say "IBM i".


On 3/5/2012 10:10 AM, Kurt Anderson wrote:
i5 is the OS on the System I, right? So I don't think you can nitpick about that b/c he hadn't listed OS's in what you quoted.

http://angustheitchap.com/familytreeOS.jpg


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