Provides the abstract base class for all licenses. A license is granted to a specific instance of a component.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
When overridden in a derived class, gets the license key granted to this component.
When overridden in a derived class, disposes of the resources used by the license.
Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)
Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)
Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)
All components must call Dispose for the licenses they grant when the component is disposed or finalized.
Notes to Inheritors:
For more information on licensing, see How to: License Components and Controls.
Available since 1.1
Any public static ( Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.