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Microsoft Windows command line reference manual (microsoft.com)
4 points by fanf2 9 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment

This link shows what's all wrong with the Microsoft Windows programming and command line ecosystem. Look at all the web-based Unix/Linux manual page services (such as https://linux.die.net/man/1/install or https://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=ls&sektion=1 etc.) around and fabolous services built on top such as https://explainshell.com/

This is what you can get from the community when you build an open, transparent infrastructure.

I say this from my personal experience: As a young child I wanted to program my Windows 95 computer but I could not find any documentation about how to do that. I switched to Linux some day in my youth and was enlightened with all the documentation about the versatile tools it brought out of the box (I used perl and bash in these days).

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