To claim victory in its AS/400 openness quest, IBM has pulled out all the stops to support the Spec 1170 "openness" APIs in OS/400. V3R1 contains ANSI C-standard APIs, Portable Operating Systems Interface for Computing Environments (POSIX) APIs, and the Integrated File System (IFS) support that allows access to AS/400 byte-stream storage using PC file systems and Unix file system structure and syntax. Victory on this front is well within IBM's reach. But while working so diligently ...

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