DiscoverySearchPattern Class

DiscoverySearchPattern Class

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Establishes an interface for file extension search patterns for discoverable file types.

Namespace:   System.Web.Services.Discovery
Assembly:  System.Web.Services (in System.Web.Services.dll)

[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Name = "FullTrust")]
public abstract class DiscoverySearchPattern


Initializes a new instance of the DiscoverySearchPattern class.


Gets the file name pattern to use as a search target.


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.)


When overridden in a derived class, returns the DiscoveryReference object for a given file name.


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

You can use the DiscoveryDocument.References property to add a discoverable file type to a Web services document. While a discovery document is usually serialized as a file using a .disco extension, you can add multiple files to the References property, and those files can have other extensions, represented by implementations of DiscoverySearchPattern .

The DiscoverySearchPattern class and its concrete derived classes are employed by the DiscoveryRequestHandler class's ProcessRequest method, which handles an HTTP request for a discovery document. Normally, none of these classes need to be used directly by a developer.

.NET Framework
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.

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