My client has number of installations on VS.NEt 2003. Few installations use back end as SQL 2000 whereas other use 2005.
Now at my end, I have Vs.NET 2003 and on another machine I have installed SQL 2005.
Now I will be going out of station for few days. My laptop has VS.NET 2003. I installed SQL 2000. Now I realized that if I get SQL 2005 DB from client for debugging some issue, I would not be able to restore on SQL 2000. This means I need to install SQL 2005 so that I can work on SQL 2000 DB as well as SQL 2005 Db. Until this point all ok.
Now the real problem is:
If I install SQL 2005, then Framework 2.0 gets installed. Now my client's installations are on Framework 1.1. Also my laptop has Framework 1,1 installed. Now:
a. Will my project open in .NEt 2003 without migrating to Framework 2.0?
b. Can I compile my app on my Laptop which has framework 2.0 due to SQL 2005 and still run the binaries at client's end who has VS.NET 2003?