-=PCTechTalk=- Re: MS NET Framework update

  • From: Gman <gman.pctt@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pctechtalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2009 02:11:49 -0500

As far as I can tell, they're the only ones touting it at all.    lol


"The only dumb questions are the ones we fail to ask"

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Disastar" <disastar@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <pctechtalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, February 02, 2009 2:01 AM
Subject: -=PCTechTalk=- Re: MS NET Framework update

> Gman, I didn't see this before I sent my response.  The reason v3.5 is so
> big is because the installer includes v2.0 and v3.0 in it.  They really
> aren't needed unless you have software that requires them.  I've heard of
> some people that won't install any .net version and won't install any
> program that requires .net framework.
> Hmm, I didn't know they are pushing v3.5 as a critical update.  I install
> all the versions immediately after re-installing Windows because I know 
> the
> versions included with the program that requires it is usually very out of
> date and missing many security updates.  Come to think of it I've read 
> about
> some programming languages adding .net compatibility to their latest
> versions.  I assumed it was because developers demanded it, but maybe its
> Microsoft pushing it.  I know MS touts .net as the way of the future.
> Ed 

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