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Comment Re:That's one way to increase adoption :-) (Score 1) 280

.. wonder why kind of idiots would build a language like that.

Bruce Payette is a founding member of the PowerShell team at Microsoft. He is a co-designer of the PowerShell language and the principal author of the language implementation. Prior to joining Microsoft, he worked at Softway Systems and MKS, building UNIX tools for Windows.

I highly suggest his book: https://www.manning.com/books/...

Comment Re:This is a BAD idea support wise (Score 1) 280

You do not speak for myself, yeah. Us admins run Linux and *BSD ;-P

I'm a BSD head too but I did find that there is a lot of unixness in Powershell. Bruce Payette, co-designer of the PowerShell language and the principal author of the language implementation is also a Unix guy.

Try ls, cat, rm,mkdir, echo, more, chdir, etc in Powershell and you'll see that they are already aliased from the factory.

PowerShell is different but a very powerful tool when used on a networked system. You can fire off commands and inquires to the whole network with a single line. The add-on for Exchange can do some really cool things.

  It's really one of the better things to come out of MS if you in an Active Directory environment.

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