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What’s the difference between private and shared assembly?

This is a discussion on What’s the difference between private and shared assembly? within the Programming forums, part of the Web Designing & Development category; P rivate assembly is used inside an application only and does not have to be identifie d by a stron ...

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    Thumbs up What’s the difference between private and shared assembly?

    P rivate assembly is used inside an application only and does not have to be identifie d by a stron g name. Shared assembly can be used b y m ultipl e application s and ha s to hav e a stron g name.

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    Default Re: What’s the difference between private and shared assembly?

    Per definition, A private assembly is normally used by a single application, and is stored in the application's directory, or a sub-directory beneath. and A shared assembly is normally stored in the global assembly cache, which is a repository of assemblies maintained by the .NET runtime.