[arch-general] Opinions on PowerShell?

Mauro Santos registo.mailling at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 15:17:25 UTC 2016

On 19-08-2016 15:58, Lee Fuller via arch-general wrote:
> Mauro - Could I please quote you verbatim in a post on my personal website?
> It' gets very little traffic and so there's nothing really for you to gain,
> but I simply couldn't write anything better and feel that your quote
> summarises my own view on the news. The address is https://leefuller.io -
> please let me know if it's okay and whether you have a website address or
> any specific information you'd like me to include. I'd typically link to
> the mailman archive page for this thread.
> Thanks very much, sorry if I've drawn your attention away from something
> more important.
> Regards

I don't mind, and this is a public post I can't stop anyone from using it ;)

> *Kind Regards,Lee Fuller*
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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

Mauro Santos

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