Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 24th Oct 2005 04:14 UTC, submitted by Eric
Windows Ars Technica has posted a lengthy article on the new promising Microsoft Command Shell. It looks at MSH from the point of view of both coders and Windows admins.
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RE[2]: hmm...
by on Mon 24th Oct 2005 05:57 UTC in reply to "RE: hmm..."

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"I honestly don't think this shell is intended for users at all. It's for scripters."

And scripters aren't users nor users, scripters.

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RE[3]: hmm...
by ma_d on Mon 24th Oct 2005 21:26 in reply to "RE[2]: hmm..."
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Correct. I know you were being sarcastic, but you're wrong. Scripters are not users, they're more aptly named administrators; especially in the Windows world.
Makeing a 6 line script does not make you a "scripter," it makes you a power user. Power users also aren't "users", they're a subset/superclass of users.
When you say "user" in this context, you mean Joe Schmoe using Joe Blow's Office Program. Not, Joe Power fixing Joe Blow's Office Program ;) .

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