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Category Archives: XML

Implementing a simple hashing algorithm

by Rob Levine on 14-Mar-2008

In my last blog article I outlined a gotcha whereby a developer overrides .Equals() without providing a similarly meaningful override to .GetHashCode(). I gave a description, and illustration, of why it is so important to ensure that the same fields are considered for the two methods. In this article I discuss a simple strategy for […]

What is a valid XML element name?

by Rob Levine on 5-Mar-2008

Ayende Rahien has noted some peculiar looking XML that is output by Subversion. Specifically, he takes issue with a start tag of <C:bugtraq:label> Well – I can honestly say that I’ve never seen XML like this before (and I’ve been using XML since the late Cretaceous Period) but I’m not so sure that it is […]