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Any one have comments on why the ArgGis Extensions in the 10 framework still target the .NET 2.0 framework?

For clarification do the following steps in Visual Studio: Add New Project -> Class Library (Engine) -> Click properties -> see that it targets the .NET 2.0 framework.

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With VS2010 I added a new engine library targeting .NET 3.5. I chose 3.5 in the dropdownlist in the new project dialog. –  Kirk Kuykendall Oct 4 '10 at 21:48
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It's possible to vote for 4.0 support here: ideas.arcgis.com/… –  MathiasWestin Oct 5 '10 at 5:32
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A framework isn't associated with a particular template. The target framework can be selected when you create the project.

  1. Click File, then New, then Project...
  2. Click the drop-down above the template files (to the left of "Sort by:") and select the appropriate framework.
  3. Click OK
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As an example, I remember some organizations using GIS were considering moving from IE 6 to 7 when IE 8 was released. I don't think there is much demand for 4.0 yet and I don't think many people bothered to read up on it much either.

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