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From:
H.Merijn Brand
Date:
July 15, 2005 01:14
Subject:
Re: RIP OS/2
Message ID:
20050715101546.5dd7d852@pc09
On Fri, 15 Jul 2005 01:07:53 -0700, Michael G Schwern <schwern@pobox.com>
wrote:

> http://theinquirer.net/?article=24625
> 
>   BIG BLUE has hammered the final nails into OS/2's coffin. It said that 
>   all sales of OS/2 will end on the 23rd of December this year, and support 
>   for the pre-emptive multitasking operating system will end on the 31st 
>   December 2006.
> 
> http://www-306.ibm.com/software/os/warp/withdrawal.html
> 
>   OS/2 Warp V4 and OS/2 Warp Server for e-business have been withdrawn from 
>   marketing and the product CDs will not be available effective December
> 23, 2005.  End of Standard Support for both products is December 31, 2006.  
>   This was announced on July 12, 2005.
> 
> I'm not sure whether to shed a tear or throw a party.

How about a patch to README.os2 ?

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