Legacy, how did you pronounce MVS, MVS/SP, MVS/ESA and OS/390?  I never heard 
"emmvees eisa"  :-)  

Just commeting for kicks....  (A CICS joke)


Len Rugen

Metrics and Automation – umdoitmetr...@missouri.edu

Myth: If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Manage It, but if you have data, it’s 
not cheating to use it.


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Of Porowski, Kenneth
Sent: Friday, September 16, 2016 2:05 PM
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Subject: Re: How do you say "z/OS"?

I consider anyone that doesn't pronounce all three letters separately to be a 
Mainframe newb.

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Of Ed Jaffe
Sent: Friday, September 16, 2016 2:50 PM
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Subject: Re: [IBM-MAIN] How do you say "z/OS"?

On 9/16/2016 11:27 AM, Porowski, Kenneth wrote:
> I believe it is either 'zee oh ess' or 'zed oh ess' depending on how you 
> pronounce the letter 'z'.  Either way is acceptable.

I'm not a big fan of "zauce" (rhymes with "sauce")...

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