Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Feb 2006 18:29 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft has released beta 3 of their Monad shell. "Windows 'Monad' Shell is a new interactive command-line and task-based scripting technology in Windows that enables administrators to more efficiently and securely automate and control system management tasks on both desktops and servers. 'Monad' Shell provides powerful task-based control (via built-in command line tools and utilities) and a powerful scripting language that enables comprehensive scripted control of the Windows operating system and applications."
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Oh, nice
by pfortuny on Mon 27th Feb 2006 19:50 UTC
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They did discover the wheel...

And shall make money out of it (at least from publicity)....

Did they say "'Monad' Shell provides powerful task-based control (via built-in command line tools and utilities)"?

I can't believe it! Who had the idea?

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RE: Oh, nice
by Larz on Mon 27th Feb 2006 20:05 in reply to "Oh, nice"
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Actually there is a big difference. In Monad you are able to pass objects around, vs. the text based interface that Unix shells typically provide.

Whether thats a good idea or not is an entirely different discussion....

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RE[2]: Oh, nice
by Peragrin on Mon 27th Feb 2006 20:27 in reply to "RE: Oh, nice"
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Objects or text, the question I really want to know is if there will be a text based way to make changes to the registry. in *nix's it's easy to do text base remote adminstration. you can modify simple text files. (that change format based on OS)

Adding items to the registry from the commandline is easy. But how do you make minor modifcations?

My one hope with monad is that it will inspire some new ideas for *nix shells.

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