FluentValidation 8.5.0-preview2

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dotnet add package FluentValidation --version 8.5.0-preview2                
NuGet\Install-Package FluentValidation -Version 8.5.0-preview2                
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="FluentValidation" Version="8.5.0-preview2" />                
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add FluentValidation --version 8.5.0-preview2                
#r "nuget: FluentValidation, 8.5.0-preview2"                
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install FluentValidation as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=FluentValidation&version=8.5.0-preview2&prerelease

// Install FluentValidation as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=FluentValidation&version=8.5.0-preview2&prerelease                

A validation library for .NET that uses a fluent interface to construct strongly-typed validation rules.

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FluentValidation 8 is a major release. Please read the upgrade notes at https://fluentvalidation.net/upgrading-to-8

Changes in 8.5.0:
* Add additional overload of the EmailAddress validator for compatibility with ASP.NET Core's default email validation.
* Simplify the advanced testhelper syntax.
* Add support for ASP.NET Core 3.
* Add support for defining child rules inline.
* ValidatorDescriptor now has consistent handling of model-level rules.

Changes in 8.4.0:
* Added simplified version of several messages across all translations to aid with ASP.NET Clientside validation.
* New enum validator for string properties.

Changes in 8.3.0:
* Fix issue in ASP.NET Core integration with GetServiceProvider not working correctly when invoked against a CustomContext/MessageBuilderContext.
* Improved how LanguageStringSource works with error-code overrides.
* Fix thread-safety issue with use of PropertyValidatorOptions.Empty (now removed).
* Improved how calls to When/Unless are handled internally.
* DelegatingValidator is now marked as deprecated.
* Improvements to Croatian language translations.
* Improvements to Georgian language translations.
* Resolved subtle bug where top-level WhenAsync wouldn't work correctly when wrapping a top-level call to When.

Changes in 8.2.3:
* Fix issue in WebApi integration where DataAnnotations validators could generate duplicate messages when in the same project as FluentValidation.

Changes in 8.2.2:
* Fix FluentValidation.DependencyInjection package name.

Changes in 8.2.1:
* Resolved issue using InjectValidator with RuleForEach.
* Add support for a default IValidatorInterceptor to be registered with the ASP.NET Core Service Provider.

Changes in 8.2.0:
* Add extensions for injecting child validators using the ASP.NET Core Service Provider.
* Implement RuleFor(...).ForEach(...) as an alternative to RuleForEach.
* WithLocalizedMessage is deprecated. Use the overload of WithMessage that takes a Func instead.

Changes in 8.1.3:
* Resolved issue where clientside validation was incorrectly generating metadata for rules with shared conditions.
* ScalePrecisionValidator now has a public method in the fluent interface.
* Fix placeholder names in ScalePrecisionValidator for consistency.
* Updates to Portuguese (Brazil) translations.

Changes in 8.1.2:
* Fix issue where shared When/Unless conditions didn't execute correctly when used with RuleForEach.

Changes in 8.1.1:
* Added RuleSetsExecuted property on ValidationResult.
* Resolved issue introduced in 8.1 where the shared condition cache does not work correctly with RuleForEach (#970).

Changes in 8.1:
* Add format support in message placeholders.
* Added support for overriding indexers for collection rules.
* Allow error codes to be used to override localization key in the Language Manager.
* Additional error details are now shown in the ShouldNotHaveValidationErrorFor test extension.
* Conditions defined with root-level When/WhenAsync/Unless/UnlessAsync are now only executed once (instead of once for each rule).
* Support Otherwise method chained from root-level When/WhenAsync/Unless/UnlessAsync.
* Minor wording changes to default English error messages.
* Japanese translation of the default error messages.
* Added Skip property to MVC5's CustomizeValidatorAttribute for parity with AspNetCore and WebApi.
* Remove type constraint on the OverridePropertyName overload that takes an expression.

Added Skip property to MVC5's CustomizeValidatorAttribute to bring parity with AspNetCore and WebApi integration.
Changes in 8.0:
* Support validating only specific properties by path.
* Added OnFailure method
* Deprecated RuleFor(..).SetCollectionValidator in favour of RuleForEach(...).SetValidator
* IStringSource.GetString now takes a validation context instead of a model instance.
* Introduce PropertyValidatorOptions in order to clean up the IPropretyValidator interface.
* Moved the legacy ValidatorAttribute and AttributedValidatorFactory into a separate FluentValidation.Attributes package.
* Remove the pre-7.0 localization mechanism
* Remove the pre-7.0 methods for custom validation
* Removed many other deprecated methods

Full release notes can be found at https://github.com/JeremySkinner/FluentValidation/blob/master/Changelog.txt