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SyndicationCategory.TryParseAttribute Method

Attempts to parse an attribute extension.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Syndication
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

protected internal virtual bool TryParseAttribute(
	string name,
	string ns,
	string value,
	string version


Type: System.String
The name of the element.
Type: System.String
The namespace of the element.
Type: System.String
The attribute to parse.
Type: System.String
The syndication version to use when parsing.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
A value that specifies whether the attribute extension was parsed successfully.


Invalid XML encountered during read.

Attribute extensions are custom attributes that are not defined by the Atom 1.0 or RSS 2.0 specifications. They are serialized as an attribute of the <category> element. This method is an extension point that allows you to handle the deserialization of a custom attribute extension. To do this, derive a class from SyndicationCategory and override this method. This method is called for all unrecognized attribute extensions.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.