Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd May 2011 22:13 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
OS/2 and eComStation Yes, it's still being updated. OS/2 eComStation 2.1 has been released by Serenity Systems International and Mensys BV. The market for eComStation may not be particularly huge, but it still has its niches here and there. Since there might be folks here that aren't in the know: eComStation is the commercial continuation of IBM's OS/2, developed to support modern hardware.
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OS/2 eComStation pricing
by Sabon on Wed 25th May 2011 15:44 UTC
Sabon
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Maybe just maybe the people that maintain eComStation don't want a bunch of fan boys buying eComStation and created a support headache?

That's my guess. Some companies PURPOSELY price their product high so that only true fans or people truly interested in a long term relationship with the brand actually buy their products.

If you look at the pricing sheet, the pricing for upgrades from one CURRENT version to another is actually very reasonable. If you take a LONG term view of things, it isn't any more expensive than anything else.

If all you want to do is LOOK at it and compare it to your OS and move on, my guess is that they don't want you as customers.

I am not associated with anyone with OS/2 other than being a past user. I get so sick of "OS/2 is dead. OS/2 is dead". It might be dead to you but then you are dead to OS/2. It goes both ways. As long as people like and keep buying it, it won't be dead.

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