Tom's Hardware Guide reports: "Orlando (FL) - The command line interface to the Windows Server OS will be changed to the new Monad Shell (MSH), in a phased implementation to take place over the next three to five years. This confirmation comes from Microsoft senior vice president Bob Muglia in an interview published today by Microsoft."
This is good and bad new for scripters, and CLI gurus. Read the article to get all the news.
I hope that you will still be able to perform more powerful system functions as they upgrade this component. I would hate to see this functionality be taken away.