[Tutor] Question regarding character conversion usage.

Terry Carroll carroll at tjc.com
Thu Aug 19 10:19:17 CEST 2004

On Thu, 19 Aug 2004, Alan Gauld wrote:

> Whatever happened to Ahmdal? Are they still extant? Doing what?

It's gone.   Fujitsu owned just short of 50% of it for the longest time, 
and finally bought the rest around 1997 or so; after a while they killed 
off the mainframe business, and not long thereafter, the Amdahl name.  Now 
it's Fujitsu in the old Amdahl buildings (the ones still occupied, 

I was laid off in 1994 when the processor I was working on got canned, but 
it was no big deal, as I was just about to graduate from law school, so it 
was perfectly timed for a career change for me.  I've been a lawyer ever 
since, and program only for fun now.

> And, just to bring Python back in, does anyone know if the is a
> port of Python to MVS?

But of course!


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