Curl author asks Microsoft to remove ‘curl’ and ‘wget’ aliases from PowerShell

On one hand the Microsoft reps on here seem to be trying to work with the community to open up a dialogue on how to best address this issue.

On the other hand, as pointed out by other commenters, PowerShell is using a name that is not theirs.

I will point out the copyright…”COPYRIGHT AND PERMISSION NOTICE

Copyright (c) 1996 – 2016, Daniel Stenberg,, and many contributors, see the THANKS file.

All rights reserved.

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software for any purpose with or without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice and this permission notice appear in all copies.”

I am not a lawyer, but it seems to me in my opinion that in using the software’s name without attribution would constitute a copyright violation. Even adding the attribution now might not negate the violation (any lawyers feel free to weigh in), so I would think a

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