For those who can’t (or don’t want to) deploy .NET Framework 3.5, the service packs included for the 2.0 and 3.0 versions of the framework are available as standalone downloads.
The .NET Framework 3.5 contains many new features building incrementally upon .NET Framework 2.0 and 3.0, and includes .NET Framework 2.0 service pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.0 service pack 1. and is also available for download.
You can read all about it from various teams and team member’s blogs:
- Soma S. Somasegar
- Scott Guthrie
- BCL Team
- Jack Gudenkauf
- Charlie Calvert