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Is there any difference between .NET and .NET Framework ?

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 08, 2010    Points: 0   Category :.NET Framework


if i say in some context, ".NET" or ".NET Framework" , will it make any difference in the meaning of my statement ?

Are these two terms equivalent ?

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