Bug 33401 - CS0122 System.Net.HttpUtility is inaccessible due to its protection level
Summary: CS0122 System.Net.HttpUtility is inaccessible due to its protection level
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: System ()
Version: 4.0.0
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Marek Safar
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-08-26 14:55 UTC by John Miller [MSFT]
Modified: 2015-08-31 07:33 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description John Miller [MSFT] 2015-08-26 14:55:28 UTC

   System.Net.HttpUtility is not accessible when tried in a Xamarin.iOS project.

**Steps to Reproduce:**

   1. C# console project
   2. var qs = System.Net.HttpUtility.ParseQueryString(String.Empty);
   3. Compile

**Actual Results:**

   Error CS0122: `System.Net.HttpUtility' is inaccessible due to its protection level (CS0122)

**Expected Results:**

   Expected this to be available. 

**Build Date & Platform:**

   Mono 4.0.3 ((detached/d6946b4)

**Additional Information:**

   This may be by design, please confirm.
Comment 1 Marek Safar 2015-08-31 07:33:19 UTC
There is no public System.Net.HttpUtility in System assembly. There is one in System.Windows.Forms and one in System.Web but that is in different namespace.