Access type parameters of generic type
Posted on 2011-02-21
suppose I have a generic type MyCollection<TX, TY, TZ> in C# 3.5. Now, I want to use as a type parameter in another generic type which needs just one type param, e.g. OtherTYpe<TA> where TA:MyCollection. How can I refer to TA.TX, TA.TY, TA.TZ inside the template of OtherTYpe? I dislike the idea of declaring OtherType<TA, TX, TY, TZ> when TX, TY, TZ are already present in TA.
Also, is there something like the C typedef keyword, so that I can easily name MyCollection<TX, TY, TZ> as MyXYZCollection without having to create a descendant type? I.e.
typedef MyCollection<TX, TY, TZ> MyXYZCollection
Thanks in advance