[rescue] looking for IBM System/36 software

velociraptor velociraptor at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 19:16:02 CDT 2015

On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 11:21 AM, Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:

> On 04/09/2015 11:20 AM, Cory Smelosky wrote:
> >>  I am hoping to learn a lot more about that.  There's some very
> >> interesting technology in those machines.  All my life I had dismissed
> >> them as dull, closed, "all business" machines, where my focus has always
> >> been on scientific computing.  But dull they most certainly are
> >> not...those IBMers did some really good stuff in those designs.  They
> >> really knew what they were doing.
> >>
> >
> > Write an emulator! ;)
>   Screw that.  Run the hardware!  The best use of an emulator is to
> assist in the running of real hardware.
> I know some AS400 guys from $job-2 if you are interested, Dave. Some are
more "deep dive" types than others.


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