Bug 25400 - XAML x:TypeArguments does not support nested generic types
Summary: XAML x:TypeArguments does not support nested generic types
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Forms ()
Version: 1.2.3
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Stephane Delcroix
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2014-12-15 13:26 UTC by Ingo Bauersachs
Modified: 2015-06-29 11:18 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Tags: ac xaml
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

Notice (2018-05-24): bugzilla.xamarin.com is now in read-only mode.

Please join us on Visual Studio Developer Community and in the Xamarin and Mono organizations on GitHub to continue tracking issues. Bugzilla will remain available for reference in read-only mode. We will continue to work on open Bugzilla bugs, copy them to the new locations as needed for follow-up, and add the new items under Related Links.

Our sincere thanks to everyone who has contributed on this bug tracker over the years. Thanks also for your understanding as we make these adjustments and improvements for the future.


Please create a new report on Developer Community or GitHub with your current version information, steps to reproduce, and relevant error messages or log files if you are hitting an issue that looks similar to this resolved bug and you do not yet see a matching new report.

Related Links:
Status:
RESOLVED FIXED

Description Ingo Bauersachs 2014-12-15 13:26:25 UTC
The parsing of generic type arguments specified by x:TypeArguments is too primitive, it does not respect parenthesis's for nested type arguments as documented in MSDN [1]:
"If the generic constraints themselves use generic types, the nested constraint type arguments can be contained by parentheses ()."

[1] http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms750476(v=vs.110).aspx
Comment 1 Jason Smith [MSFT] 2015-06-12 14:48:30 UTC
Should be fixed in 1.4.3 final