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Doc bug: The Shell and Managed Code

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 24, 2010    Points: 0   Category :.NET Framework


The doc says that "At this time, only one version of the common language runtime can be loaded into a process at one time. Therefore, Microsoft recommends against writing managed Shell extensions and does not consider them a supported scenario.".

CLR 4's in-proc sxs feature allows more than one version of CLR runtime loaded into a process, so it should be supported to write shell extension in .NET 4, right? The MSDN article needs to be updated.


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