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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories PTF and Service
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 15, 2017

Remove "circumvent control technology designed to limit interactive capacity" verbiage from PTF cover letters.

Since the reason for products like "FAST/400" has disappeared can they please remove the following verbiage from PTF cover letters?
<snip>
Application of this PTF may disable or render ineffective programs that
use system memory addresses not generated by the IBM translator,
including programs that circumvent control technology designed to limit
interactive capacity to purchased levels. This PTF may be a prerequisite
for future PTFs.
</snip>
This scares some people from applying PTF's because they do not know the ancient history of this. I really hate to give fuel to the "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" crowd.


Use Case:

PTF currency


Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Apr 10, 2017

    IBM does not intend to provide a solution to this request at this time, so it is being closed.

  • Guest
    Apr 7, 2017

    IBM has reviewed the request and has determined that the disclaimer text is still required in each IBM i coverletter.

  • Guest
    Mar 3, 2017

    IBM has received this request and is evaluating it. IBM will provide a response after evaluation is complete.