I have discussed this idea with several people recently --it is time to
create an RFE ...
*IBM should contribute source code for withdrawn IBM i program products
to "open source" ....*
It would benefit the entire community if IBM would place source code for
older IBM program products that are /no longer sold or supported/ by
IBM, into an open source publicly available repository like github, etc.
Such a repository of "real-world" source code would serve as an
excellent educational resource showing how to build robust software for
the native IBM i ILE and OPM environments, and should also help to
attract new talent to the platform.
The RFE for this idea is here:
and if you like the idea, please vote for it.
All the best,
Mark S. Waterbury
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