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Create an AS/400 environment, similar to S/36 environment
Create an AS/400 environment that requires a startup command - eg. STR400 - similar to STRS36. Isolate certain OS functions that can only run if you start this environment first - eg, STRSEU, STRQRY, STRSDA.. Any green screen command that has an equivalent in Navigator, ACS, RDi.
Don't make it too difficult, but add this step to require the use of older (deprecated) functionality. A possibility might be to set a property on a USRPRF that sets this user as an AS/400 user. When they run anything they always start in the AS/400 environment.
When a command is run natively (IBM i environment) that is considered an AS/400 command, a message should tell the user that this command only runs inside the AS/400 environment. Alternatively, make some AS/400 commands invisible when searching in the native OS.
Also, consider making some commands and functions unavailable when running in the AS/400 environment. Maybe commands like CRTPGM, CRTRPGMOD, CRTSQLRPGI require you to exit the AS/400 environment.
Maybe a logo to show "AS/400 on IBM i"??
This adds inconvenience to anyone still coding using old techniques. They can still code that way and the small additional effort should not annoy them to leave the platform, but nudge them into moving forward to IBM i, modern tools, modern languages.
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