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I think you can rest easy on this one, as far as I can see, IBM support plans for the end of like for 7.3 are the same as they were for 7.2.
I think what might be causing you concern and possibly confusion is that IBM have not announced extended support for 7.3 yet. Looking this IBM website, note 5 states "The IBM i 7.3 Service Extension Offering will be announced prior to the standard end-of-service date of September 30, 2023."
So, your wish for ongoing support for 7.3 after 30th Sept 2023 looks to be on the way.
I hope this helps
Best Wishes, Brad
IBM Champion, Member of CEAC, TD of i-UG.co.uk
and Friendly Techie Bloke at RowtonIT.com
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