What is an Asssembly Qualified Name
Asssembly Qualified Name
An assembly qualified name is the internal name of the assembly, combained with the Assebly Version, Culture, and public Key: these cobination make it unique.
e.g. Fully Qualified Assembly Name
An assembly's name is stored in metadata and has a significant impact on the assembly's scope and use by an application. The display name of an assembly is obtained using the Assembly.FullName property. The runtime uses this information to locate the assembly and differentiate it from other assemblies with the same name.
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You can use the Global Assembly Cache Tool (Gacutil.exe) to view the fully qualified name of an assembly in the global assembly cache.
You can view it through the command prompt, type : gacutil -l