Can't do OS/2 although that would be WONDERFULLLLLL. (still licence agreements with M$ and I doubt M$ would like to see it out in the wild opensourced) How about OS/400 ?? Jill Aitoro <firstname.lastname@example.org To: email@example.com > cc: Sent by: Subject: open sourcing discontinued offerings midrange-nontech-admin@mi drange.com 10/03/2002 04:14 PM Please respond to midrange-nontech This message is in MIME format. Since your mail reader does not understand this format, some or all of this message may not be legible. -- [ Picked text/plain from multipart/alternative ] Hi all. I had a reader send me an interesting comment that I was hoping to get some feedback on from all of you. The reader wanted to know why IBM doesn't open source it's OV/400 product, since it's not making money on it anymore anyway. I looked into it, and it appears the product is too tightly integrated with the operating system. However, my question is this -- are there other products/applications that are no longer supported, and therefore no longer producing profit, that could feasibly be open sourced for the benefit of the open source community and/or users of that particular app? It seemed an interesting concept, and I was trying to think of other "discontinued" offerings that could fall into that rationale. (OS/2....others??) Thanks for any help/comments you can offer. **************************** Jill R. Aitoro Industry Reporter iSeries NEWS (423) 884-3531 firstname.lastname@example.org _______________________________________________ This is the Non-Technical Discussion about the AS400 / iSeries (Midrange-NonTech) mailing list To post a message email: Midrange-NonTech@midrange.com To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/midrange-nontech or email: Midrange-NonTechemail@example.com Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-nontech.
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