String does not implement IEnumerable<T> in .Net for Windows Store - by svick

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ID 777868 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 1/30/2013 4:08:32 AM
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The string type doesn't seem to implement the IEnumerable<char> interface in .Net for Windows Store apps. This means that LINQ (and other helper methods that expect IEnumerable<T>) doesn't work.

I think the omission of IEnumerable<char> is significant and should be fixed.

As reported on SO:
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Posted by svick on 3/6/2013 at 3:16 PM
When can we expect this fix to be released?
Posted by Helen [MSFT] on 1/30/2013 at 9:06 PM
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Posted by Macy [MSFT] on 1/30/2013 at 4:49 AM
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