IBM OPERATING SYSTEM/400 (TM) AVAILABILITY
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Announcement Letter Number 288-619 dated November 1, 1988
US - Last Revised on November 1, 1988



Brief Description of Announcement, Charges, and Availability

       A new modification level, Release 1 Modification Level 2, of
the following AS/400 (TM) licensed programs will be shipped
automatically to current users.  Shipment will be completed by
December 9, 1988.  Refer to the following Programming Announcements,
dated June 21, 1988, for product description details.
                                          PROGRAM      ANNOUNCEMENT
PROGRAM NAME                              NUMBER       LETTER
IBM Operating
  System/400                              5728-SS1     288-287
IBM AS/400 Application
  Development Tools                       5728-PW1     288-294
IBM AS/400 BASIC                          5728-BA1     288-295
IBM AS/400 COBOL                          5728-CB1     288-295
IBM AS/400 PL/I                           5728-PL1     288-295
IBM AS/400 RPG/400 (TM)                   5728-RG1     288-295
IBM AS/400 Office                         5728-WP1     288-296
IBM AS/400 Language
  Dictionaries                            5728-DCT     288-296
IBM AS/400 Query                          5728-QU1     288-296
IBM AS/400 Business
  Graphics Utility                        5728-DS1     288-296
IBM AS/400 PC Support                     5728-PC1     288-297
IBM AS/400 Performance
  Tools                                   5728-PT1     288-299
IBM AS/400 System/38
  Utilities                               5728-DB1     288-301
       The new modification level of the Operating System/400, AS/400
Language Dictionaries, AS/400 PC Support, and AS/400 System/38
Utilities licensed programs includes the functions originally
announced with a planned availability of November 25, 1988.  The
Release 1 Modification Level 2 also includes fixes to all programs
being distributed.  There was no Release 1 Modification Level 1.
       The following programs are also planned to be available on
November 25, 1988.  These programs have not been previously
available.  For ordering information, refer to the following
Programming Announcements, dated November 1, 1988:
                                          PROGRAM      ANNOUNCEMENT
PROGRAM NAME                              NUMBER       LETTER
IBM AS/400
  Communications Utilities                5728-CM1     288-615
IBM AS/400 Pascal                         5728-PS1     288-617
IBM AS/400
  Cryptographic Support                   5728-CR1     288-618
IBM Structured Query
  Language/400                            5728-ST1     288-620
       In addition to the above programs, a new modification level of
the AS/400 System/36 and System/38 Migration Aids (5727-MG1 and
5714-MG1) will be shipped automatically to all users of record
effective November 25, 1988.  Refer to Programming Announcement
288-301, dated June 21, 1988, for additional information.
NOTE:  These programs are compatible with the system program levels:
o   System/36 at Release 5 Modification Level 1
o   System/38 at Release 8 Modification Level 0
       Planned Availability Dates:  November 25, 1988
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Customer Letter Section


ORDERING INFORMATION
       Release 1 Modification Level 2 for the AS/400 licensed
programs and the new level of the System/36 and System/38 Migration
Aids will be shipped automatically to all users of record effective
November 25, 1988, and to new users following that date.
UNLICENSED DOCUMENTATION:  The IBM AS/400 INSTALLING A NEW RELEASE
(SC21-9765) is shipped automatically to each current user of record.
       Additional/multiple copies of this publication are available
for a fee.  These copies can be ordered through SLSS by order number.
To order publication, contact your IBM representative.
AS/400 OFFICE:  Several keyboard templates have been added to the
standard publications for IBM AS/400 Office.  The complete list of
standard publications follows:
                                                       ORDER
TITLE                                                  NUMBER
IBM AS/400 Office:
  Licensed Program Specifications                      GC21-9631
IBM AS/400Office: Planning Guide                       SC21-9626
IBM AS/400Office: Setting Up and
  Administering Guide                                  SC21-9627
IBM AS/400Office: Learning Guide                       SC21-9615
IBM AS/400Office: User's Guide                         SC21-9616
IBM AS/400Office: Word Processing
  Learning Guide                                       SC21-9617
IBM AS/400Office: Word Processing
  User's Guide                                         SC21-9618
IBM AS/400Office: Common Tasks                         SX21-9868
IBM AS/400Office: 122 Typewriter
  Keyboard Template                                    SX21-9937
IBM AS/400Office: 5250 and PC
  Keyboard Emulating 5250
  Style Template                                       SX21-9938
IBM AS/400 Office: PC Keyboard
  Emulating PC Style Template                          SX21-9939
IBM AS/400 Office: ASCII Enhanced
  Keyboard Template                                    SX21-9940
IBM AS/400 Office: PC Enhanced
  Keyboard Template                                    SX21-9941
IBM AS/400 Office: IBM Enhanced
  Keyboard Template                                    SX21-9942
IBM AS/400 Office: ASCII 3101 Keyboard
  Template                                             SX21-9943
       Subsequent updates (technical newsletters or revisions between
releases) to the publications shipped with the product will be
distributed to the user of record for as long as the software remains
in effect.  A separate publication order or subscription is not
needed.
       Additional/multiple copies of these publications are available
for a fee.  These copies may be ordered through SLSS by order number
or a bill-of-forms number.  A bill-of-forms provides ordering
convenience for additional/multiple copies of all the publications
shipped with this program.  The bill-of-forms order number for the
AS/400 Office publications is SBOF-3064.  This order includes all of
the standard publications shown above except AS/400 OFFICE:  LICENSED
PROGRAM SPECIFICATIONS (GC21-9631).