OS/2, the IBM operating system that never quite made it, is still being updated but Big Blue has run into problems delivering the latest upgrade.
The upgrade, which IBM calls a "Convenience Pack", includes updated client and server software to subscription customers using its software choice service.
But a reader informs The Inquirer that the latest upgrade was due last month and IBM tells him it's delayed.
He said that he received a reply from IBM saying the following: "We ask for your continued patience as we service all our customers with the new shipments, due to the high volume of customers. Thank you".
High volume of customers - that's quite interesting. IBM had several chances to overtake Microsoft from 1987 onwards with OS/2, but they managed to bungle just about every move they made.
News source: The Inquirer