Unloading Assemblies from an appDomain and IsolatedStorage paths.

Here's links to a couple of interesting articles which I've seen today:

1) Why isn't there an Assembly.Unload method?

This is a common question and Jason provides a nice, understandable, definitive answer as to why you cannot Unload Assemblies from an appDomain.

2)  Working with Isolated Storage in .NET

This is interesting although I still haven't found a definitive guide as to what Assembly attributes can cause an IsolatedStorage path to change... I'd be interested to know though!

Update: I found this description about Assembly Identity.  It is the Assembly Identity which is used to help derive the IsolatedStorage path.  http://blogs.msdn.com/suzcook/archive/2003/07/21/57232.aspx.  It appears that, you wouldn't want to use IsolatedStorage if the location of your application doesn't remain constant (i.e.: each version has it's own sub-folder).

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