Den 14/04/10 23.13, Gqcy skrev:
http://searchdatacenter.techtarget.com/news/article/0,289142,sid80_gci1508584,00.html

>Should IBM consider a return of OS/2?
>
>A systems integrator close to the computing giant swears there's a
move>afoot inside IBM to reintroduce the operating system -- revered by
>some, reviled by many --before it faded out more than 10 years ago. He
>has heard this from inside Big Blue itself.
>
>
>
>Interested constituencies would include "AS/400, and S390 users that
>love OS/2 Communications Manager, SNA [Systems Network Architecture]
>and newer LU/PU-style connectivity, even some on isolated APIPA
>[Automatic Private IP Addressing] subnets," the integrator said.



Has this "integrator" just woken from a 14 year coma?
:)
"According to the integrator, IBM's nascent plan is to repurpose OS/2 "services" atop a Linux core."

That would actually make sense. Some sense.


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