Responding to a recent post in MIDRANGE-L about iSociety, Joe Pluta wrote …

What a shame! I remember the enthusiasm in the i community when isociety was rolled out. If there is anything that I can do to help please contact me offline. I am more than willing to do whatever I can.

I don’t think any “grass roots” effort is going to get any traction without at least nominal participation from IBM. midrange.com is one of the exceptions, and even so a small part of its success can be attributed to the fact that IBMers hang out here regularly and provide input and advice. That’s particularly true with the Rational tools, and of course Barbara’s indefatigable presence mentoring the RPG list.

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