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IPolicyCompatibility Interface

This interface is used for backward compatibility for checkin policies that have been moved to new types or assemblies.

Namespace:  Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client
Assembly:  Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client (in Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client.dll)

public interface IPolicyCompatibility : IPolicyDefinition

The IPolicyCompatibility type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public propertyCanEditGets a flag that describes whether this policy includes configuration user interface (UI). (Inherited from IPolicyDefinition.)
Public propertyDescriptionGets a description of the behavior of this policy instance. (Inherited from IPolicyDefinition.)
Public propertyInstallationInstructionsGets a message that is displayed if the policy appears not to be installed. (Inherited from IPolicyDefinition.)
Public propertyTypeGets the type of the policy. (Inherited from IPolicyDefinition.)
Public propertyTypeDescriptionGets a description of the policy type. (Inherited from IPolicyDefinition.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodEditDisplays a dialog box to allow user to configure the properties of the policy. (Inherited from IPolicyDefinition.)
Public methodGetAssemblyNameUsed for backward compatibility where you must specify a different assembly name for the checkin policy in order to maintain backward compatibility with a previously released version of the checkin policy.
Public methodGetBinaryFormatterThis is necessary if you want to create a new BinaryFormatter and hook into the serialization process for backward compatibility (e.g., you want to set the Binder property on the formatter to handle compat for a checkin policy that has been moved to another assembly). If you do not want to hook into the serialization process, just return new BinaryFormatter().
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