[arch-general] arch-general Digest, Vol 142, Issue 24

Hunter Connelly blueblur112198 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 15:27:16 UTC 2016

I was just wondering about what people thought about having MS code in the repos. I remember Skype used to be in multilib, and that wasn't even open source. I didn't expect this much of a reaction. Sorry if this isn't the place to discuss things like that. 

On August 19, 2016 11:17:34 AM EDT, "ITwrx.org" <info at itwrx.org> wrote:
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>> From: Hunter Connelly <blueblur112198 at gmail.com>
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>> Subject: [arch-general] Opinions on PowerShell?
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>> Recently, Microsoft released the source code for PowerShell under the
>MIT license.
>> Here's the link for that.
>> https://github.com/powershell/powershell
>> I was wondering what you guys thought about it.
>> Specifically, if any of you will be using it, if you think it should
>be in the main repos, what this might mean for the future, etc.
>Nothing personal to the OP(maybe this wasn't intentional flamebait),
>I, myself, don't want to hear "news"/propaganda about MS open source
>trapware in an Arch Linux mailing list or anywhere else for that
>I see it's been uploaded it to aur. great. I won't be using it or
>for it's inclusion in official repos. I'll refrain from responding to
>"what this might mean for the future".

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