Linked by Adam S on Tue 8th Jul 2008 12:47 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y In 2006, Microsoft released Windows Powershell, a new command line shell that, via cmdlets, scripts, and executables, allow core system administration tasks to be scripted. While this functionality has been available on Unix-type systems for decades, Microsoft's version will almost certainly, within a few years, be available on several hundred million PCs. So how does the Powershell stack up against Linux favorite bash? MSDN links to this Bash vs Powershell article.
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.... never said I was an english major.... ;)

I agree to a point, on Nix, systems interfaces and such tend to be very simple. like bash, its simple useable. and; allows any other shell app to work with each other. the differance between powershell, is MS wanted to also pass arround objects. and interact with dot NET. with strong security built in the "shell" intself.

now, you can not do that and; keep it very simple. there has to be some complexity in it. and powershell has a roadmap, so remoting, and all sorts of stuff is on the roadmap.

microsoft has this thing where they sometimes want to "help you out" as a developer. and that, is where the problem is sometimes.


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