First, some required reading:
Long story short, .NET Framework is a product line that is no longer receiving major updates and any remaining support is relegated to maintenance. .NET 6.0 is the most recent version of the entire .NET product line (as of writing, .NET 7.0 is in preview phase), and is able to operate as far back as .NET Standard and .NET Core with some (limited) compatibility with the even older .NET Framework. .NET Standard/Core/5.0/6.0 offer many newer features, improvements, and overall blow .NET Framework out of the water. I feel it would be beneficial to Bartender's long-term viability to create a .NET Standard-compatible version of the SDK, as that will allow much more modern applications to leverage Bartender's other useful features without requiring a dated, and soon to be unsecure, product to do so.
As for the REST API, it is nice when that is a viable option, but it may not be for a great many applications and certainly isn't for my company's. My readings on the various features also show that the .NET SDK has more to offer due to having a deeper, direct connection with Bartender.
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