Microsoft’s Next Open Source Target Could Be PowerShell: Report

Microsoft looks like it’ll continue to feed its addiction to open-sourcing its technology (both internal and acquired), with new information suggesting the company’s PowerShell framework is next in line.

Thomas Hounsell was poking around the metadata for the Ubuntu build of PowerShell and noticed the following tidbit:

https://twitter.com/tomhounsell/status/758313989487091712

Unfortunately, the GitHub link featured in the screencap is a 404, which means it doesn’t exist… or more likely, is a private repository.

As you’d expect, Microsoft hasn’t expended any effort to confirm its plans for PowerShell, but it’s not much of a stretch to see where things are going, considering its previous activities.

@Thomas Hounsell [Twitter, via WinBeta]


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