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SubjectRe: Microsoft and Xenix.
On Tue, 26 Jun 2001, Michael Meissner wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 26, 2001 at 11:16:27AM -0400, Rob Landley wrote:
> > The AS400 seems to be based out of Austin. We hear a lot about it around
> > here...
>
> Ummm, the AS/400 was based out of Rochester, Minnesota at least initially. It
> was the follow to System/3 -> System/36 -> System/38, and customers originally
> programmed it in RPG-III and Cobol. Now that AS/400's are based on special
> PowerPC's, the home may have moved to Austin, which is the PowerPC/AIX center.
> The AS/400 line was intended to be the mid-range system, between the mainframes
> (360 -> 370 -> 3080 -> 3900 -> ???) and the PCs.

360 -> 370 -> 3080 -> 3090 -> ES/9000 -> zSeries, IIRC

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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