public interface IProviderPolicy
The interface for all service providers lightweight's implementation. Specifies
a single part of the contract between a service and its providers:
- A service can request a provider whether it wants to support a given
Service implementers are not expected to implement this interface.
Service provider implementers should implement this interface directly in a
lightweight plug-in should they need to be more aggressive at preventing the
loading of the provider heavyweight plug-in. A provider need to expose the
class implementing this interface in the class attribute of a Policy
sub-element in their provider extension descriptor.
Indicates whether this provider provides the specified operation.
- Indicates whether this provider provides the specified operation.
Providers generally cast the operation to a service specific
IOperation-derived class in order to determine whether they
support the request.
operation - The operation in question.
true if this provider provides the operation;
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