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Serialize Strong Typed Collection. "There was an error reflecting type.."

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :.NET Framework


I have a class that looks like this:


public class NewsItems : System.Collections.Generic.List<NewsItem>



Any it works just fine for 99% of my needs... Here is the 1% problem, when I want to write out the contents of my collection to XML, I get the following error (pasted below) anyone know how to remedy this?

System.InvalidOperationException was unhandled
  Message="There was an error reflecting type 'NewsItems'."
       at System.Xml.Serialization.XmlReflectionImporter.ImportTypeMapping(TypeModel model, String ns, ImportContext context, String dataType, XmlAttributes a, Boolean repeats, Boolean openModel)
       at System.Xml.Serialization.XmlReflectionImporter.ImportElement(TypeModel model, XmlRootAttribute root, String defaultNamespace)
       at System.Xml.Serialization.XmlReflectionImporter.ImportTypeMapping(Type type, XmlRootAttribute root, String defau

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