[arch-general] Opinions on PowerShell?
leefuller23 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 14:30:44 UTC 2016
I couldn't have put it better myself, Mauro.
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On 19 August 2016 at 15:28, Mauro Santos via arch-general <
arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 19-08-2016 14:27, Stephen E. Baker via arch-general wrote:
> > As a PowerShell user, it certainly has it's place, but it's place is
> > pretty niche in the linux world, so +1 for the AUR.
> Given that it comes from Microsoft they must have some agenda to
> fulfill, I'd rather not touch this even with a 10 foot pole, just like I
> try to stay away for other MS products as much as I can. The AUR is
> where it should stay, but even then they can spin it as PR fodder just
> like canonical spun snappy coming to Arch Linux.
> Make no mistake, they are after profits and do whatever it takes to keep
> the money flowing, all their friendliness to linux and open source is
> tainted with patent attacks behind the curtain. The next time the
> leadership changes there is no guarantee that this new found
> friendliness isn't going to change.
> Mauro Santos
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