Example #1
 private static Type GetWrittenType(XmlReader reader, string elementName, Type objType)
     var writtenTypeName = reader.GetAttribute("type");
     if (writtenTypeName == null) return GetSerializedType(objType);
     Type writtenType;
     if (!g_typeNameToType.TryGetValue(writtenTypeName, out writtenType))
         writtenType = Type.GetType(writtenTypeName)
             ?? AppDomain.CurrentDomain.GetAssemblies()
                 .Select(assembly => assembly.GetType(writtenTypeName))
                 .Where(type => type != null)
         if (writtenType == null)
             throw new XmlException("XML suggests unknown type " + writtenTypeName,
                 null, reader.LineNumber(), reader.LinePosition());
         g_typeNameToType.Add(writtenTypeName, writtenType);
     if (!IsAssignableFrom(objType, writtenType))
         throw new XmlException("XML suggests type " + writtenTypeName + " that is not assignable to expected type " + objType.Name,
             null, reader.LineNumber(), reader.LinePosition());
     return writtenType;
Example #2
 /// <summary>
 /// Reads in fields and properties of an object from an XML reader.
 /// </summary>
 /// <remarks>
 /// <para>
 /// You can limit the deserialisation to members that have the specified limitation attribute.
 /// This limitation is applied only to instances of classes that have 
 /// LimitedSerializationAttribute.
 /// The XML reader is assumed to be positioned on the first child element of 
 /// the root element of the serialised 'obj' to be read. At successful return, 
 /// the XML reader will be positioned at the end element of the serialised 'obj'.
 /// A log message is produced if an unknown serialised member is encountered.
 /// It is guaranteed that all fields and properties (marked with <paramref name="limitationAttribute"/>
 /// get a value exactly once, lest an exception is thrown.
 /// </para>
 /// </remarks>
 /// <param name="reader">Where to read the serialised values.</param>
 /// <param name="obj">The object whose members to deserialise.</param>
 /// <param name="limitationAttribute">Limit the deserialisation to members with this attribute,
 /// or deserialise all members if limitationAttribute is a null reference.</param>
 /// <seealso cref="AW2.Helpers.LimitedSerializationAttribute"/>
 private static void DeserializeFieldsAndPropertiesXml(XmlReader reader, object obj, Type limitationAttribute, bool tolerant)
         var type = obj.GetType();
         var finder = new FieldAndPropertyFinder(obj.GetType(), limitationAttribute, tolerant);
         // NOTE: There is no guarantee about the order of the members.
         while (reader.IsStartElement())
             var member = finder.Find(reader.Name);
             if (member == null)
             var memberLimitationAttribute = GetLimitationAttribute(member, limitationAttribute);
             var value = DeserializeXml(reader, reader.Name, member.ValueType, memberLimitationAttribute, tolerant);
             member.SetValue(obj, value);
     catch (MemberSerializationException e)
         e.LineNumber = reader.LineNumber();