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The System.Xml namespaces contain types for processing XML. Child namespaces support serialization of XML documents or streams, XSD schemas, XQuery 1.0 and XPath 2.0, and LINQ to XML, which is an in-memory XML programming interface that enables easy modification of XML documents.


Namespace Description
System.Xml The System.Xml namespace provides standards-based support for processing XML.
System.Xml.Linq Contains the classes for LINQ to XML. LINQ to XML is an in-memory XML programming interface that enables you to modify XML documents efficiently and easily.
System.Xml.Resolvers The System.Xml.Resolvers namespace provides support for prepopulating the cache with DTDs or XML streams.
System.Xml.Schema The System.Xml.Schema namespace contains the XML classes that provide standards-based support for XML schema definition language (XSD) schemas.
System.Xml.Serialization The System.Xml.Serialization namespace contains classes that are used to serialize objects into XML format documents or streams.
System.Xml.Serialization.Advanced The System.Xml.Serialization.Advanced namespace contains classes that allow you to customize the code generated from a Web Services Description Language (WSDL) document.
System.Xml.Serialization.Configuration The System.Xml.Serialization.Configuration namespace contains classes used to read the values found in application configuration files under the <system.xml.serialization> Element section.
System.Xml.XmlConfiguration The System.Xml.XmlConfiguration namespace that contains sections of XML configuration.
System.Xml.XPath The System.Xml.XPath namespace contains the classes that define a cursor model for navigating and editing XML information items as instances of the XQuery 1.0 and XPath 2.0 Data Model.
System.Xml.Xsl The System.Xml.Xsl namespace provides support for Extensible Stylesheet Transformation (XSLT) transforms. It supports the W3C XSL Transformations (XSLT) Version 1.0 Recommendation (
System.Xml.Xsl.Runtime Contains types that are used by the XSL transformation engine.