Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 27th Dec 2005 15:48 UTC
OS/2 and eComStation Two articles on OS/2: "IBM's farewell to OS/2 next month shouldn't take anyone by surprise. Long before Big Blue announced its plans to pull the plug, industry watchers were drafting OS/2's obituary." And, "Yesterday saw IBM cease the sale of the OS/2 Operating system. Come the 31st of December, standard support for the OS will end also. However, a significant number of companies and people continue to use it, and they are finding ways for OS/2 to live on."
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No failing
by flywheel on Thu 29th Dec 2005 03:56 UTC
flywheel
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2005-12-28

OS/2 didn't fail anything, it was pulled from the market - The decision to terminate OS/2 was AFAIR made back in 1994, due to the costs of maintaining and developing another softwareplatform.

Hopefully IBM have learned their lesson, perhaps they'll handle the AIX kill better.

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