netwerk/base/nsIEncodedChannel.idl
author Sylvestre Ledru <sledru@mozilla.com>
Wed, 22 May 2019 22:37:14 +0000
changeset 475212 020c8c871c0d3b3920fe95935cfef06501976c0f
parent 224853 4ec37503ea6a752baf92e053ede5f0ff7750ff36
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 1552795 - Remove all trailing whitespaces in idl files r=Ehsan Differential Revision: https://phabricator.services.mozilla.com/D31769

/* -*- Mode: C++; tab-width: 4; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 4 -*- */
/* This Source Code Form is subject to the terms of the Mozilla Public
 * License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this
 * file, You can obtain one at http://mozilla.org/MPL/2.0/. */

#include "nsISupports.idl"

interface nsIUTF8StringEnumerator;
interface nsIStreamListener;
interface nsISupports;

/**
 * A channel interface which allows special handling of encoded content
 */

[scriptable, uuid(29c29ce6-8ce4-45e6-8d60-36c8fa3e255b)]
interface nsIEncodedChannel : nsISupports
{
    /**
     * This attribute holds the MIME types corresponding to the content
     * encodings on the channel.  The enumerator returns nsISupportsCString
     * objects.  The first one corresponds to the outermost encoding on the
     * channel and then we work our way inward.  "identity" is skipped and not
     * represented on the list.  Unknown encodings make the enumeration stop.
     * If you want the actual Content-Encoding value, use
     * getResponseHeader("Content-Encoding").
     *
     * When there is no Content-Encoding header, this property is null.
     *
     * Modifying the Content-Encoding header on the channel will cause
     * this enumerator to have undefined behavior.  Don't do it.
     *
     * Also note that contentEncodings only exist during or after OnStartRequest.
     * Calling contentEncodings before OnStartRequest is an error.
     */
    readonly attribute nsIUTF8StringEnumerator contentEncodings;

    /**
     * This attribute controls whether or not content conversion should be
     * done per the Content-Encoding response header.  applyConversion can only
     * be set before or during OnStartRequest.  Calling this during
     * OnDataAvailable is an error.
     *
     * TRUE by default.
     */
    attribute boolean applyConversion;

    /**
     * This function will start converters if they are available.
     * aNewNextListener will be nullptr if no converter is available.
     */
    void doApplyContentConversions(in nsIStreamListener aNextListener,
                                   out nsIStreamListener aNewNextListener,
                                   in nsISupports aCtxt);
};