On Sun, 28 Oct 2018 at 23:23, Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu> wrote: > > 2. Does anybody still remember OS/2 which lost userbase to MS Windows for > workgroups, but IBM still supported it for quite long period of time. And > OS/2 was much better IMHO. > > As a long-time OS/2 user, I do remember, and damn what a miserable life that was. As soon as I had wound my BBS down (which was running on Maximus on OS/2), I had switched my home server around to Linux since I preferred it way way more. Using any new hardware, or a decent graphics card was a constant struggle and IBM wouldn't care much. Support as in life support is as good as none.