CA1725: Parameter names should match base declaration

 

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TypeNameParameterNamesShouldMatchBaseDeclaration
CheckIdCA1725
CategoryMicrosoft.Naming
Breaking ChangeBreaking

The name of a parameter in an externally visible method override does not match the name of the parameter in the base declaration of the method, or the name of the parameter in the interface declaration of the method.

Consistent naming of parameters in an override hierarchy increases the usability of the method overrides. A parameter name in a derived method that differs from the name in the base declaration can cause confusion about whether the method is an override of the base method or a new overload of the method.

To fix a violation of this rule, rename the parameter to match the base declaration. The fix is a breaking change for COM visible methods.

Do not suppress a warning from this rule except for COM visible methods in libraries that have previously shipped.

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