File: system\runtime\serialization\iformatterconverter.cs
Project: ndp\clr\src\bcl\mscorlib.csproj (mscorlib)
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//   Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.
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** Class: IFormatterConverter
** Purpose: The interface provides the connection between an
** instance of SerializationInfo and the formatter-provided
** class which knows how to parse the data inside the 
** SerializationInfo.
namespace System.Runtime.Serialization {
    using System;
    public interface IFormatterConverter {
        Object Convert(Object value, Type type);
        Object Convert(Object value, TypeCode typeCode);
        bool   ToBoolean(Object value);
        char   ToChar(Object value);
        sbyte  ToSByte(Object value);
        byte   ToByte(Object value);
        short  ToInt16(Object value);
        ushort ToUInt16(Object value);
        int    ToInt32(Object value);
        uint   ToUInt32(Object value);
        long   ToInt64(Object value);
        ulong  ToUInt64(Object value);
        float  ToSingle(Object value);
        double ToDouble(Object value);
        Decimal ToDecimal(Object value);
        DateTime ToDateTime(Object value);
        String   ToString(Object value);