References Element (VSX Schema)
Optional. Contains specifications for the dependencies that the associated extension relies on.
The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.
Optional. Specifies a dependency that the extension relies on.
Required. Provides the root element for a manifest that describes a Visual Studio extension deployment package.
Use the References element in nested VSIX packages when the primary extension to install depends on other extensions included in the package. For more information, see How to: Add a Reference to a VSIX Package.
The References element can contain multiple Reference elements.