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Recommended Tags for Documentation Comments (C# Programming Guide)
The C# compiler will process documentation comments in your code to an XML file. Processing the XML file to create documentation is a detail that needs to be implemented at your site.
Tags are processed on code constructs such as types and type members.
Documentation comments cannot be applied to a namespace.
The compiler will process any tag that is valid XML. The following tags provide commonly used functionality in user documentation:
(* denotes that the compiler verifies syntax.)
If you want angle brackets to appear in the text of a documentation comment, use < and >. For example, <text in angle brackets>.