The Inquirer: IBM Officially Kills OS/2, Suggests Switch to Linux
Jul 14, 2005, 21:15 (19 Talkback[s])
"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.
"Not bad, it lived 20 years--but no one could ever say it had a
peaceful childhood. From the days of OS/2 Presentation Manager
through its switch to Warp, the OS was always be-devilled by
Microsoft, which seemed to have its own agenda..."