modules/plugin/base/public/nsIPlugin.idl
author L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Tue, 08 Jun 2010 22:28:14 -0700
changeset 43376 ebc6875a1ec4d9c195541647e88d753def3a1180
parent 40564 2c07a29e59208dbfdc68894b95700bd157acf1dc
child 50387 452db8c688bad65a1003ff00b2606d28410c5373
permissions -rw-r--r--
Use macros for frame state so that it's easy to change the size and easier to read the constants. (Bug 570837) r=roc

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#include "nsISupports.idl"
#include "nspluginroot.idl"

%{C++
#include "npapi.h"

#define MOZ_PLUGIN_CONTRACTID \
  "@mozilla.org/plugin/plugin;1"
%}

interface nsIPluginInstance;

[uuid(843D6092-2BB0-4A21-8827-0510A52CA795)]
interface nsIPlugin : nsISupports
{
  /**
   * Creates a new plugin instance, based on a MIME type. This
   * allows different impelementations to be created depending on
   * the specified MIME type.
   */
  void createPluginInstance(out nsIPluginInstance aResult);

  /**
   * Called when the browser is done with the plugin factory, or when
   * the plugin is disabled by the user.
   *
   * (Corresponds to NPP_Shutdown.)
   *
   * @result - NS_OK if this operation was successful
   */
  void shutdown();

  /**
   * Returns the MIME description for the plugin. The MIME description 
   * is a colon-separated string containg the plugin MIME type, plugin
   * data file extension, and plugin name, e.g.:
   *
   * "application/x-simple-plugin:smp:Simple Sample Plug-in"
   *
   * (Corresponds to NPP_GetMIMEDescription.)
   *
   * @param aMIMEDescription - the resulting MIME description 
   * @result                 - NS_OK if this operation was successful
   */
  void getMIMEDescription(out constCharPtr aMIMEDescription);

  /**
   * Returns the value of a variable associated with the plugin.
   *
   * (Corresponds to NPP_GetValue.)
   *
   * @param aVariable - the plugin variable to get
   * @param aValue    - the address of where to store the resulting value
   * @result          - NS_OK if this operation was successful
   */
  void getValue(in NPPVariable aVariable, in voidPtr aValue);
};