Compares nodes to determine whether they are equal. This class cannot be inherited.
Assembly: System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)
Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)
Compares the values of two nodes.
Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Returns a hash code based on an XNode.
Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)
The purpose of this class is to implement System.Collections.IEqualityComparer and System.Collections.Generic.IEqualityComparer(Of T). Classes that require identity (such as Dictionary(Of TKey, TValue) ) require an instance of a class that implements one of these interfaces.
Available since 8
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Available since 8.1
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.