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Storing a WCF endpoint in the registry - worried about security

I am storing my wcf endpoint in the registry, and using that whenever my app starts up to instantiate a wcf derived object. The user can change the endpoint location, to another server, and the ...
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How should I deal with Time Zones in a .NET WCF application?

Our company runs a SaaS application where users log in from across the world (although mostly in the US). We store all our time relevant information as UTC, but we need to display times using local ...
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XML and Registry

Which method is considered to be best practice for setting storage for applications: XML or Registry? What are the benefits/downsides of using either of these?
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Why is Windows registry needed?

As I have debugged problems in com, side by side, dealt with dll hell, all while hating the windows registry with passion, I was wondering why is it needed. I never felt compelled to read an entire ...