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Posted 20 May 2010

NLog Log and Audit Advanced Target

, 26 May 2010 CPOL
A way to audit your business objects using NLog.
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using App.Logger.Targets.ObjectHistoryLogger;

namespace App.Logger.Targets.ObjectHistoryLogger
	/// <summary>
	/// Attribute to define a class as loggable
	/// </summary>
	[global::System.AttributeUsage(AttributeTargets.Class, Inherited = false, AllowMultiple = false)]
	public sealed class LogAttribute : Attribute

		public LogAttribute()
			MappedName = string.Empty;
			Description = string.Empty;
			AppendType = AppendTypes.Differential;

		public LogAttribute(AppendTypes appendType) : this()
			AppendType = appendType;

		public LogAttribute(string mappedName, string description)
			MappedName = mappedName;
			Description = description;

		public LogAttribute(string mappedName, string description, AppendTypes appendType) : this(mappedName, description)
			AppendType = appendType;

		/// <summary>
		/// Gets the name to be mapped on the target.
		/// With this a logged object can have a different name on the log.
		/// </summary>
		/// <value>The logged object mapped name.</value>
		public string MappedName { get; private set; }

		/// <summary>
		/// Gets the description associated with the logged object.
		/// This is meant to add addicional data to the logged object.
		/// </summary>
		/// <value>The logged object description.</value>
		public string Description { get; private set; }

		/// <summary>
		/// Gets or sets the type of the append.
		/// The default value is Differential.
		/// </summary>
		/// <value>The type of the append.</value>
		public AppendTypes AppendType { get; set; }


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