[Mono-list] smaller framework
Miguel de Icaza
18 Jul 2003 12:36:38 -0400
> I had posted on the gotdotnet site the question if anyone knew if MS
> (or someone else) was going to produce a smaller framework? I have a
> software project that will be distributed on a CD and shipped all over
> the world. A majority of the users will be military personnel using
> laptops. The framework expands to a hefty 150 MB. Wouldn't it be
> awesome if the redistributable would only install the namespaces that
> are actually used in the application? Then as the user might add other
> .NET based programs, have it check to see which namespaces those too
> may require and install them on demand.
The .NET Redist is what you are looking for: it does not ship the
documentation which is what the space accounts for.