From past experiences someone happened upon a bug that was fixed by a PTF
that hadn't been applied and was down for 2 days trying to correct the
issue. Since someone else had already gone through that pain if PTFs had
been applied the company would have been spared the 2 day down time.


Thanks,
Tommy Holden



From: "Paul Nelson" <nelsonp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "'Midrange Systems Technical Discussion'"
<midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 12/05/2013 09:10 AM
Subject: If everything is working fine, why do PTF's?
Sent by: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx



This is a question I got from a client yesterday. I seem to recall
somebody
posting a link here some years ago to justify staying reasonably current.

He wants more than just the standard arguments about IBM insisting that
one
be at a certain level, et cetera, et cetera. It went right over his head
when I asked him if he changes the oil in his car on a regular basis. He
lives in the city and doesn't own a car.

Please chime in.

Paul Nelson
Cell 708-670-6978
Office 409-267-4027
nelsonp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx



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