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XNodeEqualityComparer Class

Compares nodes to determine whether they are equal. This class cannot be inherited.

Namespace:  System.Xml.Linq
Assembly:  System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)

public sealed class XNodeEqualityComparer : IEqualityComparer, 

The purpose of this class is to implement System.Collections.IEqualityComparer and System.Collections.Generic.IEqualityComparer<T>. Classes that require identity (such as Dictionary<TKey, TValue> ) require an instance of a class that implements one of these interfaces.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0