Is Microsoft about to open source PowerShell?
Tom Hounsell @tomhounsell posted a rather interesting tweet yesterday
That tweet comes on the heels of another user (@h0x0d) hinting that PowerShell could be released on to the public much like Microsoft did with .NET
hmm.... maybe PowerShell will be open sourced on GitHub soon, we'll see— WalkingCat (@h0x0d) July 25, 2016
The package information (metadata) clearly shows that one of two things are possible
There’s a really good troll out there trying to get easy clicks
Something awesome is about to happen
Tom Hounsell @tomhounsell also posted two images showing PSCore built on both Linux and OSX
So far this has not got a lot of media attention, and we’re only seeing tweets from two rather small Twitter users. However, with Windows adopting Bash. Then not to mention .NET being open source who knows what they have up their sleeves.
Nothing official from the Redmond Campus has been released as of today July 28th, 2016.
I can say this much, Satya Nadella has put an interesting spin on what I figured was a dying platform. He’s turned Microsoft into a major contender in the Cloud market, and it’s clear he has one thing on his mind….Profits.
We’ll have to see what pans out from these rumors, but I wouldn’t be surprised if they ring true sooner rather than later.