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NHibernate Made Simple

, 31 Oct 2007 CPOL
A simple, straightforward tutorial that will get you up to speed on the fundamentals of NHibernate as quickly as possible
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<doc>
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             <summary>
             <p><c>DictionarySet</c> is an abstract class that supports the creation of new <c>Set</c>
             types where the underlying data store is an <c>IDictionary</c> instance.</p> 
              
             <p>You can use any object that implements the <c>IDictionary</c> interface to hold set data.
             You can define your own, or you can use one of the objects provided in the Framework.   
             The type of <c>IDictionary</c> you choose will affect both the performance and the behavior
             of the <c>Set</c> using it. </p>
            
             <p>To make a <c>Set</c> typed based on your own <c>IDictionary</c>, simply derive a
             new class with a constructor that takes no parameters.  Some <c>Set</c> implmentations
             cannot be defined with a default constructor.  If this is the case for your class, 
             you will need to override <c>Clone()</c> as well.</p>
            
             <p>It is also standard practice that at least one of your constructors takes an <c>ICollection</c> or 
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            <summary><p>A collection that contains no duplicate elements.  This class models the mathematical
            <c>Set</c> abstraction, and is the base class for all other <c>Set</c> implementations.  
            The order of elements in a set is dependant on (a)the data-structure implementation, and 
            (b)the implementation of the various <c>Set</c> methods, and thus is not guaranteed.</p>
             
            <p>None of the <c>Set</c> implementations in this library are guranteed to be thread-safe
            in any way unless wrapped in a <c>SynchronizedSet</c>.</p>
            
            <p>The following table summarizes the binary operators that are supported by the <c>Set</c> class.</p>
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            <p>A collection that contains no duplicate elements.  This interface models the mathematical
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            The order of elements in a set is dependant on (a)the data-structure implementation, and 
            (b)the implementation of the various <c>Set</c> methods, and thus is not guaranteed.</p>
            
            <p>None of the <c>Set</c> implementations in this library are guranteed to be thread-safe
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            <p>None of the <c>Set</c> implementations in this library are guranteed to be thread-safe
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            Performs an "exclusive-or" of the two sets, keeping only the elements that
            are in one of the sets, but not in both.  The original sets are not modified
            during this operation.  The result set is a <c>Clone()</c> of one of the sets
            (<c>a</c> if it is not <see langword="null" />) containing
            the elements from the exclusive-or operation.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <param name="b">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>A set containing the result of <c>a ^ b</c>.  <see langword="null" /> if both sets are <see langword="null" />.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.op_ExclusiveOr(Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set{`0},Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set{`0})">
            <summary>
            Performs an "exclusive-or" of the two sets, keeping only the elements that
            are in one of the sets, but not in both.  The original sets are not modified
            during this operation.  The result set is a <c>Clone()</c> of one of the sets
            (<c>a</c> if it is not <see langword="null" />) containing
            the elements from the exclusive-or operation.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <param name="b">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>A set containing the result of <c>a ^ b</c>.  <see langword="null" /> if both sets are <see langword="null" />.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.Add(`0)">
            <summary>
            Adds the specified element to this set if it is not already present.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The object to add to the set.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> is the object was added, <see langword="false" /> if it was already present.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.AddAll(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Adds all the elements in the specified collection to the set if they are not already present.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of objects to add to the set.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> is the set changed as a result of this operation, <see langword="false" /> if not.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.Clear">
            <summary>
            Removes all objects from the set.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.Contains(`0)">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if this set contains the specified element.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The element to look for.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if this set contains the specified element, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.ContainsAll(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if the set contains all the elements in the specified collection.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of objects.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set contains all the elements in the specified collection, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.Remove(`0)">
            <summary>
            Removes the specified element from the set.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The element to be removed.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set contained the specified element, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.RemoveAll(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Remove all the specified elements from this set, if they exist in this set.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of elements to remove.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set was modified as a result of this operation.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.RetainAll(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Retains only the elements in this set that are contained in the specified collection.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">Collection that defines the set of elements to be retained.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if this set changed as a result of this operation.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.Clone">
            <summary>
            Returns a clone of the <c>Set</c> instance.  This will work for derived <c>Set</c>
            classes if the derived class implements a constructor that takes no arguments.
            </summary>
            <returns>A clone of this object.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.CopyTo(`0[],System.Int32)">
            <summary>
            Copies the elements in the <c>Set</c> to an array.  The type of array needs
            to be compatible with the objects in the <c>Set</c>, obviously.
            </summary>
            <param name="array">An array that will be the target of the copy operation.</param>
            <param name="index">The zero-based index where copying will start.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.GetEnumerator">
            <summary>
            Gets an enumerator for the elements in the <c>Set</c>.
            </summary>
            <returns>An <c>IEnumerator</c> over the elements in the <c>Set</c>.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.NonGenericCopyTo(System.Array,System.Int32)">
            <summary>
            Performs CopyTo when called trhough non-generic ISet (ICollection) interface
            </summary>
            <param name="array"></param>
            <param name="index"></param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.NonGenericUnion(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs Union when called trhough non-generic ISet interface
            </summary>
            <param name="a"></param>
            <returns></returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.NonGenericMinus(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs Minus when called trhough non-generic ISet interface
            </summary>
            <param name="a"></param>
            <returns></returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.NonGenericIntersect(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs Intersect when called trhough non-generic ISet interface
            </summary>
            <param name="a"></param>
            <returns></returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.NonGenericExclusiveOr(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs ExclusiveOr when called trhough non-generic ISet interface
            </summary>
            <param name="a"></param>
            <returns></returns>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.IsEmpty">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if this set contains no elements.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.Count">
            <summary>
            The number of elements currently contained in this collection.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.IsSynchronized">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if the <c>Set</c> is synchronized across threads.  Note that
            enumeration is inherently not thread-safe.  Use the <c>SyncRoot</c> to lock the
            object during enumeration.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.SyncRoot">
            <summary>
            An object that can be used to synchronize this collection to make it thread-safe.
            When implementing this, if your object uses a base object, like an <c>IDictionary</c>,
            or anything that has a <c>SyncRoot</c>, return that object instead of "<c>this</c>".
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.Set`1.IsReadOnly">
            <summary>
            Indicates whether the given instance is read-only or not
            </summary>
            <value>
            <see langword="true" /> if the ISet is read-only; otherwise, <see langword="false" />. 
            In the default implementation of Set, this property always returns false. 
            </value>
        </member>
        <member name="F:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.InternalDictionary">
            <summary>
            Provides the storage for elements in the <c>Set</c>, stored as the key-set
            of the <c>IDictionary</c> object.  Set this object in the constructor
            if you create your own <c>Set</c> class.  
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.Add(`0)">
            <summary>
            Adds the specified element to this set if it is not already present.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The <typeparamref name="T"/> to add to the set.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> is the object was added, <see langword="false" /> if it was already present.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.AddAll(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Adds all the elements in the specified collection to the set if they are not already present.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of objects to add to the set.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> is the set changed as a result of this operation, <see langword="false" /> if not.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.Clear">
            <summary>
            Removes all objects from the set.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.Contains(`0)">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if this set contains the specified element.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The element to look for.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if this set contains the specified element, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.ContainsAll(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if the set contains all the elements in the specified collection.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of objects.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set contains all the elements in the specified collection, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.Remove(`0)">
            <summary>
            Removes the specified element from the set.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The element to be removed.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set contained the specified element, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.RemoveAll(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Remove all the specified elements from this set, if they exist in this set.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of elements to remove.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set was modified as a result of this operation.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.RetainAll(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Retains only the elements in this set that are contained in the specified collection.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">Collection that defines the set of elements to be retained.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if this set changed as a result of this operation.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.CopyTo(`0[],System.Int32)">
            <summary>
            Copies the elements in the <c>Set</c> to an array of T.  The type of array needs
            to be compatible with the objects in the <c>Set</c>, obviously.
            </summary>
            <param name="array">An array that will be the target of the copy operation.</param>
            <param name="index">The zero-based index where copying will start.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.GetEnumerator">
            <summary>
            Gets an enumerator for the elements in the <c>Set</c>.
            </summary>
            <returns>An <c>IEnumerator</c> over the elements in the <c>Set</c>.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.NonGenericCopyTo(System.Array,System.Int32)">
            <summary>
            Copies the elements in the <c>Set</c> to an array.  The type of array needs
            to be compatible with the objects in the <c>Set</c>, obviously. Needed for 
            non-generic ISet methods implementation
            </summary>
            <param name="array">An array that will be the target of the copy operation.</param>
            <param name="index">The zero-based index where copying will start.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.Placeholder">
            <summary>
            The placeholder object used as the value for the <c>IDictionary</c> instance.
            </summary>
            <remarks>
            There is a single instance of this object globally, used for all <c>Sets</c>.
            </remarks>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.IsEmpty">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if this set contains no elements.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.Count">
            <summary>
            The number of elements contained in this collection.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.IsSynchronized">
            <summary>
            None of the objects based on <c>DictionarySet</c> are synchronized.  Use the
            <c>SyncRoot</c> property instead.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.SyncRoot">
            <summary>
            Returns an object that can be used to synchronize the <c>Set</c> between threads.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.DictionarySet`1.IsReadOnly">
            <summary>
            Indicates wether the <c>Set</c> is read-only or not
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="T:Iesi.Collections.Generic.HashedSet`1">
            <summary>
            Implements a <c>Set</c> based on a Dictionary (which is equivalent of 
            non-genric <c>HashTable</c>) This will give the best lookup, add, and remove
            performance for very large data-sets, but iteration will occur in no particular order.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.HashedSet`1.#ctor">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on a Dictinary.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.HashedSet`1.#ctor(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on a Dictinary and
            initializes it based on a collection of elements.
            </summary>
            <param name="initialValues">A collection of elements that defines the initial set contents.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="T:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1">
            <summary>
            <p>Implements an immutable (read-only) <c>Set</c> wrapper.</p>
            <p>Although this is advertised as immutable, it really isn't.  Anyone with access to the
            <c>basisSet</c> can still change the data-set.  So <c>GetHashCode()</c> is not implemented
            for this <c>Set</c>, as is the case for all <c>Set</c> implementations in this library.
            This design decision was based on the efficiency of not having to <c>Clone()</c> the 
            <c>basisSet</c> every time you wrap a mutable <c>Set</c>.</p>
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.#ctor(Iesi.Collections.Generic.ISet{`0})">
            <summary>
            Constructs an immutable (read-only) <c>Set</c> wrapper.
            </summary>
            <param name="basisSet">The <c>Set</c> that is wrapped.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.Add(`0)">
            <summary>
            Adds the specified element to this set if it is not already present.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The object to add to the set.</param>
            <returns>nothing</returns>
            <exception cref="T:System.NotSupportedException"> is always thrown</exception>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.AddAll(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Adds all the elements in the specified collection to the set if they are not already present.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of objects to add to the set.</param>
            <returns>nothing</returns>
            <exception cref="T:System.NotSupportedException"> is always thrown</exception>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.Clear">
            <summary>
            Removes all objects from the set.
            </summary>
            <exception cref="T:System.NotSupportedException"> is always thrown</exception>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.Contains(`0)">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if this set contains the specified element.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The element to look for.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if this set contains the specified element, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.ContainsAll(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if the set contains all the elements in the specified collection.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of objects.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set contains all the elements in the specified collection, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.Remove(`0)">
            <summary>
            Removes the specified element from the set.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The element to be removed.</param>
            <returns>nothing</returns>
            <exception cref="T:System.NotSupportedException"> is always thrown</exception>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.RemoveAll(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Remove all the specified elements from this set, if they exist in this set.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of elements to remove.</param>
            <returns>nothing</returns>
            <exception cref="T:System.NotSupportedException"> is always thrown</exception>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.RetainAll(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Retains only the elements in this set that are contained in the specified collection.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">Collection that defines the set of elements to be retained.</param>
            <returns>nothing</returns>
            <exception cref="T:System.NotSupportedException"> is always thrown</exception>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.CopyTo(`0[],System.Int32)">
            <summary>
            Copies the elements in the <c>Set</c> to an array of T. The type of array needs
            to be compatible with the objects in the <c>Set</c>, obviously.
            </summary>
            <param name="array">An array that will be the target of the copy operation.</param>
            <param name="index">The zero-based index where copying will start.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.GetEnumerator">
            <summary>
            Gets an enumerator for the elements in the <c>Set</c>.
            </summary>
            <returns>An <c>IEnumerator</c> over the elements in the <c>Set</c>.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.Clone">
            <summary>
            Returns a clone of the <c>Set</c> instance.  
            </summary>
            <returns>A clone of this object.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.Union(Iesi.Collections.Generic.ISet{`0})">
            <summary>
            Performs a "union" of the two sets, where all the elements
            in both sets are present.  That is, the element is included if it is in either <c>a</c> or <c>b</c>.
            Neither this set nor the input set are modified during the operation.  The return value
            is a <c>Clone()</c> of this set with the extra elements added in.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A collection of elements.</param>
            <returns>A new <c>Set</c> containing the union of this <c>Set</c> with the specified collection.
            Neither of the input objects is modified by the union.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.Intersect(Iesi.Collections.Generic.ISet{`0})">
            <summary>
            Performs an "intersection" of the two sets, where only the elements
            that are present in both sets remain.  That is, the element is included if it exists in
            both sets.  The <c>Intersect()</c> operation does not modify the input sets.  It returns
            a <c>Clone()</c> of this set with the appropriate elements removed.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>The intersection of this set with <c>a</c>.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.Minus(Iesi.Collections.Generic.ISet{`0})">
            <summary>
            Performs a "minus" of set <c>b</c> from set <c>a</c>.  This returns a set of all
            the elements in set <c>a</c>, removing the elements that are also in set <c>b</c>.
            The original sets are not modified during this operation.  The result set is a <c>Clone()</c>
            of this <c>Set</c> containing the elements from the operation.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>A set containing the elements from this set with the elements in <c>a</c> removed.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.ExclusiveOr(Iesi.Collections.Generic.ISet{`0})">
            <summary>
            Performs an "exclusive-or" of the two sets, keeping only the elements that
            are in one of the sets, but not in both.  The original sets are not modified
            during this operation.  The result set is a <c>Clone()</c> of this set containing
            the elements from the exclusive-or operation.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>A set containing the result of <c>a ^ b</c>.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.NonGenericCopyTo(System.Array,System.Int32)">
            <summary>
            Performs CopyTo when called trhough non-generic ISet (ICollection) interface
            </summary>
            <param name="array"></param>
            <param name="index"></param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.NonGenericUnion(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs Union when called trhough non-generic ISet interface
            </summary>
            <param name="a"></param>
            <returns></returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.NonGenericMinus(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs Minus when called trhough non-generic ISet interface
            </summary>
            <param name="a"></param>
            <returns></returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.NonGenericIntersect(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs Intersect when called trhough non-generic ISet interface
            </summary>
            <param name="a"></param>
            <returns></returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.NonGenericExclusiveOr(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs ExclusiveOr when called trhough non-generic ISet interface
            </summary>
            <param name="a"></param>
            <returns></returns>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.IsEmpty">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if this set contains no elements.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.Count">
            <summary>
            The number of elements contained in this collection.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.IsSynchronized">
            <summary>
            Returns an object that can be used to synchronize use of the <c>Set</c> across threads.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.SyncRoot">
            <summary>
            Returns an object that can be used to synchronize the <c>Set</c> between threads.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.ImmutableSet`1.IsReadOnly">
            <summary>
            Indicates that the given instance is read-only
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="T:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SortedSet`1">
            <summary>
            Implements a <c>Set</c> based on a sorted tree.  This gives good performance for operations on very
            large data-sets, though not as good - asymptotically - as a <c>HashedSet</c>.  However, iteration
            occurs in order.  Elements that you put into this type of collection must implement <c>IComparable</c>,
            and they must actually be comparable.  You can't mix <c>string</c> and <c>int</c> values, for example.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SortedSet`1.#ctor">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on a sorted tree.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SortedSet`1.#ctor(System.Collections.Generic.IComparer{`0})">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on a sorted tree.
            </summary>
            <param name="comparer">The <see cref="T:System.Collections.Generic.IComparer`1"/> to use for sorting.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SortedSet`1.#ctor(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on a sorted tree and
            initializes it based on a collection of elements.
            </summary>
            <param name="initialValues">A collection of elements that defines the initial set contents.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SortedSet`1.#ctor(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on a sorted tree and
            initializes it based on a collection of elements.
            </summary>
            <param name="initialValues">A collection of elements that defines the initial set contents.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SortedSet`1.#ctor(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0},System.Collections.Generic.IComparer{`0})">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on a sorted tree and
            initializes it based on a collection of elements.
            </summary>
            <param name="initialValues">A collection of elements that defines the initial set contents.</param>
            <param name="comparer">The <see cref="T:System.Collections.Generic.IComparer`1"/> to use for sorting.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="T:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1">
            <summary>
            <p>Implements a thread-safe <c>Set</c> wrapper.  The implementation is extremely conservative, 
            serializing critical sections to prevent possible deadlocks, and locking on everything.
            The one exception is for enumeration, which is inherently not thread-safe.  For this, you
            have to <c>lock</c> the <c>SyncRoot</c> object for the duration of the enumeration.</p>
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.#ctor(Iesi.Collections.Generic.ISet{`0})">
            <summary>
            Constructs a thread-safe <c>Set</c> wrapper.
            </summary>
            <param name="basisSet">The <c>Set</c> object that this object will wrap.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.Add(`0)">
            <summary>
            Adds the specified element to this set if it is not already present.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The object to add to the set.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> is the object was added, <see langword="false" /> if it was already present.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.AddAll(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Adds all the elements in the specified collection to the set if they are not already present.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of objects to add to the set.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> is the set changed as a result of this operation, <see langword="false" /> if not.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.Clear">
            <summary>
            Removes all objects from the set.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.Contains(`0)">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if this set contains the specified element.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The element to look for.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if this set contains the specified element, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.ContainsAll(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if the set contains all the elements in the specified collection.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of objects.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set contains all the elements in the specified collection, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.Remove(`0)">
            <summary>
            Removes the specified element from the set.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The element to be removed.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set contained the specified element, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.RemoveAll(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Remove all the specified elements from this set, if they exist in this set.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of elements to remove.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set was modified as a result of this operation.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.RetainAll(System.Collections.Generic.ICollection{`0})">
            <summary>
            Retains only the elements in this set that are contained in the specified collection.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">Collection that defines the set of elements to be retained.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if this set changed as a result of this operation.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.CopyTo(`0[],System.Int32)">
            <summary>
            Copies the elements in the <c>Set</c> to an array.  The type of array needs
            to be compatible with the objects in the <c>Set</c>, obviously.
            </summary>
            <param name="array">An array that will be the target of the copy operation.</param>
            <param name="index">The zero-based index where copying will start.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.GetEnumerator">
            <summary>
            Enumeration is, by definition, not thread-safe.  Use a <c>lock</c> on the <c>SyncRoot</c> 
            to synchronize the entire enumeration process.
            </summary>
            <returns></returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.Clone">
            <summary>
            Returns a clone of the <c>Set</c> instance.  
            </summary>
            <returns>A clone of this object.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.NonGenericCopyTo(System.Array,System.Int32)">
            <summary>
            Performs CopyTo when called trhough non-generic ISet (ICollection) interface
            </summary>
            <param name="array"></param>
            <param name="index"></param>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.IsEmpty">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if this set contains no elements.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.Count">
            <summary>
            The number of elements contained in this collection.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.IsSynchronized">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" />, indicating that this object is thread-safe.  The exception to this
            is enumeration, which is inherently not thread-safe.  Use the <c>SyncRoot</c> object to
            lock this object for the entire duration of the enumeration.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.SyncRoot">
            <summary>
            Returns an object that can be used to synchronize the <c>Set</c> between threads.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Generic.SynchronizedSet`1.IsReadOnly">
            <summary>
            Indicates whether given instace is read-only or not
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="T:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet">
             <summary>
             <p><c>DictionarySet</c> is an abstract class that supports the creation of new <c>Set</c>
             types where the underlying data store is an <c>IDictionary</c> instance.</p> 
              
             <p>You can use any object that implements the <c>IDictionary</c> interface to hold set data.
             You can define your own, or you can use one of the objects provided in the Framework.   
             The type of <c>IDictionary</c> you choose will affect both the performance and the behavior
             of the <c>Set</c> using it. </p>
            
             <p>To make a <c>Set</c> typed based on your own <c>IDictionary</c>, simply derive a
             new class with a constructor that takes no parameters.  Some <c>Set</c> implmentations
             cannot be defined with a default constructor.  If this is the case for your class, 
             you will need to override <c>Clone()</c> as well.</p>
            
             <p>It is also standard practice that at least one of your constructors takes an <c>ICollection</c> or 
             an <c>ISet</c> as an argument.</p>
             </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="T:Iesi.Collections.Set">
            <summary>A collection that contains no duplicate elements.</summary>
            <remarks>
            <para>
            This class models the mathematical set abstraction, and is the base class for all
            other set implementations. The order of elements in a set is dependant on
            (a) the data-structure implementation, and (b) the implementation of the various
            methods, and thus is not guaranteed.
            </para>
            <para>
            None of the <see cref="T:Iesi.Collections.ISet"/> implementations in this library are guranteed to be thread-safe
            in any way unless wrapped in a <see cref="T:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet"/>.
            </para>
             <para>
            The following table summarizes the binary operators that are supported by the <see cref="T:Iesi.Collections.ISet"/>
            type.
            </para>
            <list type="table">
            	<listheader>
            		<term>Operation</term>
            		<term>Description</term>
            		<term>Method</term>
            		<term>Operator</term>
            	</listheader>
            	<item>
            		<term>Union (OR)</term>
            		<term>Element included in result if it exists in either <c>A</c> OR <c>B</c>.</term>
            		<term><c>Union()</c></term>
            		<term><c>|</c></term>
            	</item>
            	<item>
            		<term>Intersection (AND)</term>
            		<term>Element included in result if it exists in both <c>A</c> AND <c>B</c>.</term>
            		<term><c>InterSect()</c></term>
            		<term><c>&amp;</c></term>
            	</item>
            	<item>
            		<term>Exclusive Or (XOR)</term>
            		<term>Element included in result if it exists in one, but not both, of <c>A</c> and <c>B</c>.</term>
            		<term><c>ExclusiveOr()</c></term>
            		<term><c>^</c></term>
            	</item>
            	<item>
            		<term>Minus (n/a)</term>
            		<term>Take all the elements in <c>A</c>.  Now, if any of them exist in <c>B</c>, remove
            		them.  Note that unlike the other operators, <c>A - B</c> is not the same as <c>B - A</c>.</term>
            		<term><c>Minus()</c></term>
            		<term><c>-</c></term>
            	</item>
            </list>
            </remarks>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.Union(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs a "union" of the two sets, where all the elements
            in both sets are present.  That is, the element is included if it is in either <c>a</c> or <c>b</c>.
            Neither this set nor the input set are modified during the operation.  The return value
            is a clone of this set with the extra elements added in.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A collection of elements.</param>
            <returns>A new <see cref="T:Iesi.Collections.ISet"/> instance containing the union of this instance with the specified collection.
            Neither of the input objects is modified by the union.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.Union(Iesi.Collections.ISet,Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs a "union" of two sets, where all the elements
            in both are present.  That is, the element is included if it is in either <c>a</c> or <c>b</c>.
            The return value is a clone of one of the sets (<c>a</c> if it is not <see langword="null" />) with elements of the other set
            added in.  Neither of the input sets is modified by the operation.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <param name="b">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>A set containing the union of the input sets.  <see langword="null" /> if both sets are <see langword="null" />.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.op_BitwiseOr(Iesi.Collections.Set,Iesi.Collections.Set)">
            <summary>
            Performs a "union" of two sets, where all the elements
            in both are present.  That is, the element is included if it is in either <c>a</c> or <c>b</c>.
            The return value is a clone of one of the sets (<c>a</c> if it is not <see langword="null" />) with elements of the other set
            added in.  Neither of the input sets is modified by the operation.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <param name="b">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>A set containing the union of the input sets.  <see langword="null" /> if both sets are <see langword="null" />.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.Intersect(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs an "intersection" of the two sets, where only the elements
            that are present in both sets remain.  That is, the element is included if it exists in
            both sets.  The <c>Intersect()</c> operation does not modify the input sets.  It returns
            a <c>Clone()</c> of this set with the appropriate elements removed.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>The intersection of this set with <c>a</c>.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.Intersect(Iesi.Collections.ISet,Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs an "intersection" of the two sets, where only the elements
            that are present in both sets remain.  That is, the element is included only if it exists in
            both <c>a</c> and <c>b</c>.  Neither input object is modified by the operation.
            The result object is a <c>Clone()</c> of one of the input objects (<c>a</c> if it is not <see langword="null" />) containing the
            elements from the intersect operation. 
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <param name="b">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>The intersection of the two input sets.  <see langword="null" /> if both sets are <see langword="null" />.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.op_BitwiseAnd(Iesi.Collections.Set,Iesi.Collections.Set)">
            <summary>
            Performs an "intersection" of the two sets, where only the elements
            that are present in both sets remain.  That is, the element is included only if it exists in
            both <c>a</c> and <c>b</c>.  Neither input object is modified by the operation.
            The result object is a <c>Clone()</c> of one of the input objects (<c>a</c> if it is not <see langword="null" />) containing the
            elements from the intersect operation. 
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <param name="b">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>The intersection of the two input sets.  <see langword="null" /> if both sets are <see langword="null" />.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.Minus(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs a "minus" of set <c>b</c> from set <c>a</c>.  This returns a set of all
            the elements in set <c>a</c>, removing the elements that are also in set <c>b</c>.
            The original sets are not modified during this operation.  The result set is a <c>Clone()</c>
            of this <c>Set</c> containing the elements from the operation.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>A set containing the elements from this set with the elements in <c>a</c> removed.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.Minus(Iesi.Collections.ISet,Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs a "minus" of set <c>b</c> from set <c>a</c>.  This returns a set of all
            the elements in set <c>a</c>, removing the elements that are also in set <c>b</c>.
            The original sets are not modified during this operation.  The result set is a <c>Clone()</c>
            of set <c>a</c> containing the elements from the operation. 
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <param name="b">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>A set containing <c>A - B</c> elements.  <see langword="null" /> if <c>a</c> is <see langword="null" />.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.op_Subtraction(Iesi.Collections.Set,Iesi.Collections.Set)">
            <summary>
            Performs a "minus" of set <c>b</c> from set <c>a</c>.  This returns a set of all
            the elements in set <c>a</c>, removing the elements that are also in set <c>b</c>.
            The original sets are not modified during this operation.  The result set is a <c>Clone()</c>
            of set <c>a</c> containing the elements from the operation. 
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <param name="b">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>A set containing <c>A - B</c> elements.  <see langword="null" /> if <c>a</c> is <see langword="null" />.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.ExclusiveOr(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs an "exclusive-or" of the two sets, keeping only the elements that
            are in one of the sets, but not in both.  The original sets are not modified
            during this operation.  The result set is a clone of this set containing
            the elements from the exclusive-or operation.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>A set containing the result of <c>a ^ b</c>.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.ExclusiveOr(Iesi.Collections.ISet,Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs an "exclusive-or" of the two sets, keeping only the elements that
            are in one of the sets, but not in both.  The original sets are not modified
            during this operation.  The result set is a clone of one of the sets
            (<c>a</c> if it is not <see langword="null" />) containing
            the elements from the exclusive-or operation.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <param name="b">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>A set containing the result of <c>a ^ b</c>.  <see langword="null" /> if both sets are <see langword="null" />.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.op_ExclusiveOr(Iesi.Collections.Set,Iesi.Collections.Set)">
            <summary>
            Performs an "exclusive-or" of the two sets, keeping only the elements that
            are in one of the sets, but not in both.  The original sets are not modified
            during this operation.  The result set is a clone of one of the sets
            (<c>a</c> if it is not <see langword="null" />) containing
            the elements from the exclusive-or operation.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <param name="b">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>A set containing the result of <c>a ^ b</c>.  <see langword="null" /> if both sets are <see langword="null" />.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.Add(System.Object)">
            <summary>
            Adds the specified element to this set if it is not already present.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The object to add to the set.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> is the object was added, <see langword="false" /> if it was already present.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.AddAll(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Adds all the elements in the specified collection to the set if they are not already present.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of objects to add to the set.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> is the set changed as a result of this operation, <see langword="false" /> if not.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.Clear">
            <summary>
            Removes all objects from the set.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.Contains(System.Object)">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if this set contains the specified element.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The element to look for.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if this set contains the specified element, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.ContainsAll(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if the set contains all the elements in the specified collection.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of objects.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set contains all the elements in the specified collection, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.Remove(System.Object)">
            <summary>
            Removes the specified element from the set.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The element to be removed.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set contained the specified element, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.RemoveAll(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Remove all the specified elements from this set, if they exist in this set.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of elements to remove.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set was modified as a result of this operation.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.RetainAll(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Retains only the elements in this set that are contained in the specified collection.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">Collection that defines the set of elements to be retained.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if this set changed as a result of this operation.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.Clone">
            <summary>
            Returns a clone of the set instance.  This will work for derived set
            classes if the derived class implements a constructor that takes no arguments.
            </summary>
            <returns>A clone of this object.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.CopyTo(System.Array,System.Int32)">
            <summary>
            Copies the elements in the set to an array.  The type of array needs
            to be compatible with the objects in the set, obviously.
            </summary>
            <param name="array">An array that will be the target of the copy operation.</param>
            <param name="index">The zero-based index where copying will start.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.Set.GetEnumerator">
            <summary>
            Returns an enumerator that iterates through the set.
            </summary>
            <returns>
            An <see cref="T:System.Collections.IEnumerator" /> object that can be used to iterate through the set.
            </returns>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Set.IsEmpty">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if this set contains no elements.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Set.Count">
            <summary>
            The number of elements currently contained in this collection.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Set.IsSynchronized">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true"/> if the set is synchronized across threads.  Note that
            enumeration is inherently not thread-safe.  Use the <see cref="P:Iesi.Collections.Set.SyncRoot"/> to lock the
            object during enumeration.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.Set.SyncRoot">
            <summary>
            An object that can be used to synchronize this collection to make it thread-safe.
            When implementing this, if your object uses a base object, like an <see cref="T:System.Collections.IDictionary"/>,
            or anything that has a <see cref="P:Iesi.Collections.Set.SyncRoot"/>, return that object instead
            of <see langword="this"/>.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="F:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet.InternalDictionary">
            <summary>
            Provides the storage for elements in the <c>Set</c>, stored as the key-set
            of the <c>IDictionary</c> object.  Set this object in the constructor
            if you create your own <c>Set</c> class.  
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet.Add(System.Object)">
            <summary>
            Adds the specified element to this set if it is not already present.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The object to add to the set.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> is the object was added, <see langword="false" /> if it was already present.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet.AddAll(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Adds all the elements in the specified collection to the set if they are not already present.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of objects to add to the set.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> is the set changed as a result of this operation, <see langword="false" /> if not.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet.Clear">
            <summary>
            Removes all objects from the set.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet.Contains(System.Object)">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if this set contains the specified element.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The element to look for.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if this set contains the specified element, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet.ContainsAll(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if the set contains all the elements in the specified collection.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of objects.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set contains all the elements in the specified collection, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet.Remove(System.Object)">
            <summary>
            Removes the specified element from the set.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The element to be removed.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set contained the specified element, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet.RemoveAll(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Remove all the specified elements from this set, if they exist in this set.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of elements to remove.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set was modified as a result of this operation.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet.RetainAll(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Retains only the elements in this set that are contained in the specified collection.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">Collection that defines the set of elements to be retained.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if this set changed as a result of this operation.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet.CopyTo(System.Array,System.Int32)">
            <summary>
            Copies the elements in the <c>Set</c> to an array.  The type of array needs
            to be compatible with the objects in the <c>Set</c>, obviously.
            </summary>
            <param name="array">An array that will be the target of the copy operation.</param>
            <param name="index">The zero-based index where copying will start.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet.GetEnumerator">
            <summary>
            Gets an enumerator for the elements in the <c>Set</c>.
            </summary>
            <returns>An <c>IEnumerator</c> over the elements in the <c>Set</c>.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet.Placeholder">
            <summary>
            The placeholder object used as the value for the <c>IDictionary</c> instance.
            </summary>
            <remarks>
            There is a single instance of this object globally, used for all <c>Sets</c>.
            </remarks>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet.IsEmpty">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if this set contains no elements.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet.Count">
            <summary>
            The number of elements contained in this collection.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet.IsSynchronized">
            <summary>
            None of the objects based on <c>DictionarySet</c> are synchronized.  Use the
            <c>SyncRoot</c> property instead.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.DictionarySet.SyncRoot">
            <summary>
            Returns an object that can be used to synchronize the <c>Set</c> between threads.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="T:Iesi.Collections.HashedSet">
            <summary>
            Implements a <c>Set</c> based on a hash table.  This will give the best lookup, add, and remove
            performance for very large data-sets, but iteration will occur in no particular order.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.HashedSet.#ctor">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on a hash table.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.HashedSet.#ctor(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on a hash table and
            initializes it based on a collection of elements.
            </summary>
            <param name="initialValues">A collection of elements that defines the initial set contents.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="T:Iesi.Collections.HybridSet">
            <summary>
            Implements a <c>Set</c> that automatically changes from a list to a hash table
            when the size reaches a certain threshold.  This is good if you are unsure about
            whether you data-set will be tiny or huge.  Because this uses a dual implementation,
            iteration order is not guaranteed!
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.HybridSet.#ctor">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on either a list or a hash table, depending on which 
            will be more efficient based on the data-set size.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.HybridSet.#ctor(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on either a list or a hash table, depending on which 
            will be more efficient based on the data-set size, and
            initializes it based on a collection of elements.
            </summary>
            <param name="initialValues">A collection of elements that defines the initial set contents.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="T:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet">
            <summary>
            <p>Implements an immutable (read-only) <c>Set</c> wrapper.</p>
            <p>Although this is advertised as immutable, it really isn't.  Anyone with access to the
            <c>basisSet</c> can still change the data-set.  So <c>GetHashCode()</c> is not implemented
            for this <c>Set</c>, as is the case for all <c>Set</c> implementations in this library.
            This design decision was based on the efficiency of not having to <c>Clone()</c> the 
            <c>basisSet</c> every time you wrap a mutable <c>Set</c>.</p>
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.#ctor(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Constructs an immutable (read-only) <c>Set</c> wrapper.
            </summary>
            <param name="basisSet">The <c>Set</c> that is wrapped.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.Add(System.Object)">
            <summary>
            Adds the specified element to this set if it is not already present.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The object to add to the set.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> is the object was added, <see langword="false" /> if it was already present.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.AddAll(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Adds all the elements in the specified collection to the set if they are not already present.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of objects to add to the set.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> is the set changed as a result of this operation, <see langword="false" /> if not.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.Clear">
            <summary>
            Removes all objects from the set.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.Contains(System.Object)">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if this set contains the specified element.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The element to look for.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if this set contains the specified element, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.ContainsAll(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if the set contains all the elements in the specified collection.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of objects.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set contains all the elements in the specified collection, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.Remove(System.Object)">
            <summary>
            Removes the specified element from the set.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The element to be removed.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set contained the specified element, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.RemoveAll(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Remove all the specified elements from this set, if they exist in this set.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of elements to remove.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set was modified as a result of this operation.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.RetainAll(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Retains only the elements in this set that are contained in the specified collection.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">Collection that defines the set of elements to be retained.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if this set changed as a result of this operation.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.CopyTo(System.Array,System.Int32)">
            <summary>
            Copies the elements in the <c>Set</c> to an array.  The type of array needs
            to be compatible with the objects in the <c>Set</c>, obviously.
            </summary>
            <param name="array">An array that will be the target of the copy operation.</param>
            <param name="index">The zero-based index where copying will start.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.GetEnumerator">
            <summary>
            Gets an enumerator for the elements in the <c>Set</c>.
            </summary>
            <returns>An <c>IEnumerator</c> over the elements in the <c>Set</c>.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.Clone">
            <summary>
            Returns a clone of the <c>Set</c> instance.  
            </summary>
            <returns>A clone of this object.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.Union(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs a "union" of the two sets, where all the elements
            in both sets are present.  That is, the element is included if it is in either <c>a</c> or <c>b</c>.
            Neither this set nor the input set are modified during the operation.  The return value
            is a <c>Clone()</c> of this set with the extra elements added in.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A collection of elements.</param>
            <returns>A new <c>Set</c> containing the union of this <c>Set</c> with the specified collection.
            Neither of the input objects is modified by the union.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.Intersect(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs an "intersection" of the two sets, where only the elements
            that are present in both sets remain.  That is, the element is included if it exists in
            both sets.  The <c>Intersect()</c> operation does not modify the input sets.  It returns
            a <c>Clone()</c> of this set with the appropriate elements removed.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>The intersection of this set with <c>a</c>.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.Minus(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs a "minus" of set <c>b</c> from set <c>a</c>.  This returns a set of all
            the elements in set <c>a</c>, removing the elements that are also in set <c>b</c>.
            The original sets are not modified during this operation.  The result set is a <c>Clone()</c>
            of this <c>Set</c> containing the elements from the operation.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>A set containing the elements from this set with the elements in <c>a</c> removed.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.ExclusiveOr(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Performs an "exclusive-or" of the two sets, keeping only the elements that
            are in one of the sets, but not in both.  The original sets are not modified
            during this operation.  The result set is a <c>Clone()</c> of this set containing
            the elements from the exclusive-or operation.
            </summary>
            <param name="a">A set of elements.</param>
            <returns>A set containing the result of <c>a ^ b</c>.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.IsEmpty">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if this set contains no elements.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.Count">
            <summary>
            The number of elements contained in this collection.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.IsSynchronized">
            <summary>
            Returns an object that can be used to synchronize use of the <c>Set</c> across threads.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.ImmutableSet.SyncRoot">
            <summary>
            Returns an object that can be used to synchronize the <c>Set</c> between threads.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="T:Iesi.Collections.ListSet">
            <summary>
            Implements a <c>Set</c> based on a list.  Performance is much better for very small lists 
            than either <c>HashedSet</c> or <c>SortedSet</c>.  However, performance degrades rapidly as 
            the data-set gets bigger.  Use a <c>HybridSet</c> instead if you are not sure your data-set
            will always remain very small.  Iteration produces elements in the order they were added.
            However, element order is not guaranteed to be maintained by the various <c>Set</c>
            mathematical operators.  
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ListSet.#ctor">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on a list.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.ListSet.#ctor(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on a list and
            initializes it based on a collection of elements.
            </summary>
            <param name="initialValues">A collection of elements that defines the initial set contents.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="T:Iesi.Collections.SortedSet">
            <summary>
            Implements a set based on a sorted tree.  This gives good performance for operations on very
            large data-sets, though not as good - asymptotically - as a <see cref="T:Iesi.Collections.HashedSet"/>.
            However, iteration occurs in order.  Elements that you put into this type of collection must
            implement <see cref="T:System.IComparable"/>, and they must actually be comparable.  You can't mix
            <see cref="T:System.String"/> and <see cref="T:System.Int32"/> values, for example.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.SortedSet.#ctor">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on a sorted tree.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.SortedSet.#ctor(System.Collections.IComparer)">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on a sorted tree.
            </summary>
            <param name="comparer">The <see cref="T:System.Collections.IComparer"/> to use for sorting.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.SortedSet.#ctor(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on a sorted tree and
            initializes it based on a collection of elements.
            </summary>
            <param name="initialValues">A collection of elements that defines the initial set contents.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.SortedSet.#ctor(System.Collections.ICollection,System.Collections.IComparer)">
            <summary>
            Creates a new set instance based on a sorted tree and
            initializes it based on a collection of elements.
            </summary>
            <param name="initialValues">A collection of elements that defines the initial set contents.</param>
            <param name="comparer">The <see cref="T:System.Collections.IComparer"/> to use for sorting.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="T:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet">
            <summary>
            Implements a thread-safe <see cref="T:Iesi.Collections.ISet"/> wrapper.
            </summary>
            <remarks>
            The implementation is extremely conservative, serializing critical sections
            to prevent possible deadlocks, and locking on everything. The one exception
            is for enumeration, which is inherently not thread-safe.  For this, you have
            to <see langword="lock"/> the <see cref="P:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.SyncRoot"/> object for the duration
            of the enumeration.
            </remarks>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.#ctor(Iesi.Collections.ISet)">
            <summary>
            Constructs a thread-safe <see cref="T:Iesi.Collections.ISet"/> wrapper.
            </summary>
            <param name="basisSet">The <see cref="T:Iesi.Collections.ISet"/> object that this object will wrap.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.Add(System.Object)">
            <summary>
            Adds the specified element to this set if it is not already present.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The object to add to the set.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> is the object was added, <see langword="false" /> if it was already present.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.AddAll(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Adds all the elements in the specified collection to the set if they are not already present.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of objects to add to the set.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> is the set changed as a result of this operation, <see langword="false" /> if not.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.Clear">
            <summary>
            Removes all objects from the set.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.Contains(System.Object)">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if this set contains the specified element.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The element to look for.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if this set contains the specified element, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.ContainsAll(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if the set contains all the elements in the specified collection.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of objects.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set contains all the elements in the specified collection, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.Remove(System.Object)">
            <summary>
            Removes the specified element from the set.
            </summary>
            <param name="o">The element to be removed.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set contained the specified element, <see langword="false" /> otherwise.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.RemoveAll(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Remove all the specified elements from this set, if they exist in this set.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">A collection of elements to remove.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if the set was modified as a result of this operation.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.RetainAll(System.Collections.ICollection)">
            <summary>
            Retains only the elements in this set that are contained in the specified collection.
            </summary>
            <param name="c">Collection that defines the set of elements to be retained.</param>
            <returns><see langword="true" /> if this set changed as a result of this operation.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.CopyTo(System.Array,System.Int32)">
            <summary>
            Copies the elements in the set to an array.  The type of array needs
            to be compatible with the objects in the set, obviously.
            </summary>
            <param name="array">An array that will be the target of the copy operation.</param>
            <param name="index">The zero-based index where copying will start.</param>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.GetEnumerator">
            <summary>
            Returns an enumerator that iterates through the set.
            </summary>
            <returns>
            An <see cref="T:System.Collections.IEnumerator"/> object that can be used to iterate through the set.
            </returns>
            <remarks>
            Enumeration is, by definition, not thread-safe.  Use a <see langword="lock"/> on the <see cref="P:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.SyncRoot"/> 
            to synchronize the entire enumeration process.
            </remarks>
        </member>
        <member name="M:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.Clone">
            <summary>
            Returns a clone of this instance.  
            </summary>
            <returns>A clone of this object.</returns>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.IsEmpty">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true" /> if this set contains no elements.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.Count">
            <summary>
            The number of elements contained in this collection.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.IsSynchronized">
            <summary>
            Returns <see langword="true"/>, indicating that this object is thread-safe.  The exception to this
            is enumeration, which is inherently not thread-safe.  Use the <see cref="P:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.SyncRoot"/> object to
            lock this object for the entire duration of the enumeration.
            </summary>
        </member>
        <member name="P:Iesi.Collections.SynchronizedSet.SyncRoot">
            <summary>
            Returns an object that can be used to synchronize the set between threads.
            </summary>
        </member>
    </members>
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David Veeneman is a financial planner and software developer. He is the author of "The Fortune in Your Future" (McGraw-Hill 1998). His company, Foresight Systems, develops planning and financial software.

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