Abstract class used for controlling serialization by the XmlSerializer class.
Assembly: System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
During initialization, the .NET Framework XML serialization infrastructure dynamically generates and compiles a temporary class for serialization that is derived from the abstract class. is also implemented within the .NET Framework for serialization of DiscoveryDocument and ServiceDescription objects into XML documents.
You should not derive classes from . Instead, call the Serialize method.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98
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