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  • Zhi Li thinks this is interesting:

In the PowerShell world, the verb Export implies that you’re taking data, converting it to some other format, and saving that other format in some kind of storage, such as a file. The verb ConvertTo implies only a portion of that process: the conversion to a different format, but not saving it into a file.

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Cover of Learn Windows PowerShell 3 in a Month of Lunches, Second Edition

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Watch out the differences between "Exprot" vs "ConvertTO"~