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Alternative ways to handle circular references in WCF service?

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 11, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WCF

I have a huge business library and I am building WCF Service on top of it. I know that since WCF 3.5 SP1 I can serialize circular references using [DataContract(IsReference=True)] but is there any other way?

Could I for example write a custom attribute for a class which tells serializer that every member of the class is a data member?

I am asking this because if I add DataContract attribute to my class I also have to add DataMember attribute to every member I want to share through WCF service. That is a lot of extra work and markup I would like to avoid.

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