[rescue] RE: [SunRescue] OT: AS/400 stuff

James Lockwood rescue at sunhelp.org
Wed Jun 6 21:17:46 CDT 2001

On Tue, 5 Jun 2001, Dave McGuire wrote:

> On June 5, Paul Khoury wrote:
> > Opps, I forgot 2 zeros.  LOL
>   Now if only THEY would forget 2 zeros! :)

FYI: MVS 3.8, VM/370 release 6 and earlier had no licensing fees attached.
OS/360 (PCP, MFT and MVT) is freely available from download from several
locations and is usable in emulators.

> > Didn't think so.  500 bucks would be nice, but I doubt that also.
> > So how does OS/390 or VM, or MVS (whichever it is) compare with
> > UNIX?
>   Dunno.  I've not played with them.  But I will soon! 8)

It's a different world.  Powerful and obscure for many reasons similar to
Unix, but different.

-James [all the world's an 80-column card with an 8-column index...]

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