"Visual Studio" w|wo "MS Platform SDK" installed
When would a Windows application developer ever want to have the latest "MSFT Platform SDK" installed in addition to the latest version of Visual Studio (6,2002,2003)?
curious for no good reason
Lots of little used APIs are part of the Platform SDK. An example would be the cluster API. The SDK has the required header files.
If the Platform SDK has been updated since the release of Visual Studio, you want it installed. Normally happens at a major service pack or product release.
Visual Studio releases are a lot slower than the platform releases.
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