DOS or not? [was Re: How to tell Script to use pythonw.exe ?]

Jeff Schwab jeff at
Wed Jul 3 15:22:24 CEST 2013

On 2013-07-03 13:19:26 +0000, Steven D'Aprano said:

> On Wed, 03 Jul 2013 14:00:49 +0100, Tim Golden wrote:
>> Goodness, I doubt if you'll find anyone who can seriously make a case
>> that the Windows command prompt is all it might be. I'm not a Powershell
>> user myself but people speak highly of it.
> I understand that Powershell is aimed more for batch use rather than
> interactive use.

Not sure what gave that impression.  PS comes with handy Unix-like 
aliases by default.  I used it interactively every day for years, and 
recommend it over either cmd or Cygwin.

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