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The Inquirer: IBM Officially Kills OS/2, Suggests Switch to Linux

Jul 14, 2005, 21:15 (19 Talkback[s])


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"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..."

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