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SyndicationCategory.TryParseAttribute Method

Attempts to parse an attribute extension.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Syndication
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel.Web (in System.ServiceModel.Web.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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5