meta data and attribute

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    meta data and attribute

    Hello everyone,


    Two questions related to meta data and attribute,

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    .Net built-in and user defined attribute are both defined in meta data portion of assembly or not? In my past experience, I think method/class level attribute is only used to facilitate the method/class IL generation, and will not exist in final assembly file. Any comments?

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    If .Net built-in and user defined attribute exist in the final meta data part of assembly, is it possible to use reflector to see them? (I have tried but can not find.)


    thanks in advance,
    George

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    Yes, it will be in the final assembly. And if you had googled this, by looking up basic stuff like "C# Attribute" instead of posting to other forums, you would get what you want without anoying people.
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