I was looking at a recent project that I had downloaded (it happened to be CommunityServer) and bumped into this file. I can't find anything about it in the visual studio help files, and MSDN is just lame....it won't search for "<assembly>" (including the
tags). Here's the contents of the file:
I'd been struggling with ASP.NET and the assembly name when an assembly is compiled dynamically. Is this file a possible solution? Does it have something to do with references or dynamic compilation?
Looks like an XML documentation file. It's compiled from the XML comments in the code (the /// <summary> thing) and used by VS to display IntelliSense.
EDIT: That's indeed what it is. See
here (scroll down a bit) for an example of such a file.
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