xpcom/ds/nsIAtom.idl
author Ehsan Akhgari <ehsan@mozilla.com>
Thu, 03 Feb 2011 01:31:14 -0500
changeset 61845 108aec53a28051831834d4f909e1336046c57dcb
parent 39102 5901c6b98f836784818fc0495a1775f02726ee5c
child 71187 1ba686855348cab9ec1ad345daec6190e49961ff
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 630564 - Ctrl+Shift+X in the location bar in RTL mode should change the text alignment in addition to directionality; r=roc a=blocking-final+

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#include "nsISupports.idl"

%{C++
#include "nsStringGlue.h"
#include "nsCOMPtr.h"
#include "nsStringBuffer.h"
%}

/*
 * Should this really be scriptable?  Using atoms from script or proxies
 * could be dangerous since double-wrapping could lead to loss of
 * pointer identity.
 */
 
[scriptable, uuid(1f341018-521a-49de-b806-1bef5c9a00b0)]
interface nsIAtom : nsISupports
{
  /**
   * Get the Unicode or UTF8 value for the string
   */
  [binaryname(ScriptableToString)] AString toString(); 
  [noscript] AUTF8String toUTF8String();
  
  /**
   * Compare the atom to a specific string value
   * Note that this will NEVER return/throw an error condition.
   */
  [binaryname(ScriptableEquals)] boolean equals(in AString aString);
  
  [noscript, notxpcom] boolean equalsUTF8(in AUTF8String aString);

  /**
   * Returns true if the atom is static and false otherwise.
   */
  [noscript, notxpcom] boolean isStaticAtom();

%{C++
  // note this is NOT virtual so this won't muck with the vtable!
  inline PRBool Equals(const nsAString& aString) {
    return aString.Equals(nsDependentString(mString, mLength));
  }

  inline const PRUnichar* GetUTF16String() {
    return mString;
  }

  inline const PRUint32 GetLength() {
    return mLength;
  }

  inline void ToString(nsAString& aBuf) {
    nsStringBuffer::FromData(mString)->ToString(mLength, aBuf);
  }

protected:
  PRUint32 mLength;
  PRUnichar* mString;
%}
};


%{C++
/*
 * The three forms of NS_NewAtom and do_GetAtom (for use with
 * |nsCOMPtr<nsIAtom>|) return the atom for the string given.  At any
 * given time there will always be one atom representing a given string.
 * Atoms are intended to make string comparison cheaper by simplifying
 * it to pointer equality.  A pointer to the atom that does not own a
 * reference is not guaranteed to be valid.
 *
 * The three forms of NS_NewPermanentAtom and do_GetPermanentAtom return
 * the atom for the given string and ensure that the atom is permanent.
 * An atom that is permanent will exist (occupy space at a specific
 * location in memory) until XPCOM is shut down.  The advantage of
 * permanent atoms is that they do not need to maintain a reference
 * count, which requires locking and hurts performance.
 */


/**
 * Find an atom that matches the given UTF-8 string.
 * The string is assumed to be zero terminated.
 */
extern NS_COM nsIAtom* NS_NewAtom(const char* aUTF8String);

inline already_AddRefed<nsIAtom> do_GetAtom(const char* aUTF8String)
    { return NS_NewAtom(aUTF8String); }
 
/**
 * Find an atom that matches the given UTF-8 string.
 */
extern NS_COM nsIAtom* NS_NewAtom(const nsACString& aUTF8String);
inline already_AddRefed<nsIAtom> do_GetAtom(const nsACString& aUTF8String)
    { return NS_NewAtom(aUTF8String); }

/**
 * Find an atom that matches the given UTF-16 string.
 * The string is assumed to be zero terminated.
 */
extern NS_COM nsIAtom* NS_NewAtom(const PRUnichar* aUTF16String);
inline already_AddRefed<nsIAtom> do_GetAtom(const PRUnichar* aUTF16String)
    { return NS_NewAtom(aUTF16String); }

/**
 * Find an atom that matches the given UTF-16 string.
 */
extern NS_COM nsIAtom* NS_NewAtom(const nsAString& aUTF16String);
extern NS_COM nsIAtom* NS_NewPermanentAtom(const nsAString& aUTF16String);
inline already_AddRefed<nsIAtom> do_GetAtom(const nsAString& aUTF16String)
    { return NS_NewAtom(aUTF16String); }

/**
 * Return a count of the total number of atoms currently
 * alive in the system.
 */
extern NS_COM nsrefcnt NS_GetNumberOfAtoms(void);

/**
 * Return a pointer for a static atom for the string or null if there's 
 * no static atom for this string.
 */
extern NS_COM nsIAtom* NS_GetStaticAtom(const nsAString& aUTF16String);

/**
 * Seal the static atom table
 */
extern NS_COM void NS_SealStaticAtomTable();

class nsAtomString : public nsString
{
public:
  nsAtomString(nsIAtom* aAtom)
  {
    aAtom->ToString(*this);
  }
};

class nsAtomCString : public nsCString
{
public:
  nsAtomCString(nsIAtom* aAtom)
  {
    aAtom->ToUTF8String(*this);
  }
};

class nsDependentAtomString : public nsDependentString
{
public:
  nsDependentAtomString(nsIAtom* aAtom)
    : nsDependentString(aAtom->GetUTF16String(), aAtom->GetLength())
  {
  }
};

%}