[rescue] AS/400 question

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Jun 5 19:49:20 CDT 2003

On Thursday, June 5, 2003, at 07:03 PM, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> As far as I know, programming assembly on an AS/400 is at a fairly high
> level, believe it or not.
> You are actually programming a virtual machine of sorts, on top of the
> real OS and hardware.

   That's neat.

> At least, that's how I've understood the S/38 and AS/400 systems.

   S/38 (and AS/400 which grew out of it) was a very high-level 
architecture from what I've read...But I think we were mainly talking 
about the PowerPC-based AS/400s.  I would love to see more information 
about the pre-PowerPC ones.


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St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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