Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Apr 2010 16:55 UTC, submitted by sjvn
OS/2 and eComStation Now this is one for the rumour pile. Yes, a rumour about a long-gone (mostly) operating system that lots of people have fond memories of. Barbara Darrow, Senior News Director at SearchDataCenter.com, claims that IBM is mulling over a reintroduction of OS/2. Wait, what?
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Wine
by vivainio on Tue 20th Apr 2010 18:04 UTC
vivainio
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2008-12-26

Perhaps it would be like Wine, but for legacy OS/2 applications? It would allow IBM to sell beefier hardware and software to existing OS/2 users.

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RE: Wine
by CoolGoose on Tue 20th Apr 2010 18:22 in reply to "Wine"
CoolGoose Member since:
2005-07-06

Yea, it should be called OIL (os2 interface layer)

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RE[2]: Wine
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Tue 20th Apr 2010 19:29 in reply to "RE: Wine"
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

I prefer:

Standard Network Application Knowledge Environment Os2 Interface Layer.

SNAKE OIL

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