toolkit/components/places/mozIAsyncLivemarks.idl
author Marco Bonardo <mbonardo@mozilla.com>
Fri, 24 Feb 2012 13:42:21 +0100
changeset 87645 4edcd7c29408
child 88534 91a9294ae936
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 613588 (Interfaces) - Load-on-demand livemarks.
r=dietrich,mano sr=gavin
/* 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"

%{C++
#include "jsapi.h"
%}

interface nsIURI;

interface mozILivemarkCallback;
interface mozILivemarkInfo;
interface mozILivemark;

interface nsINavHistoryResultObserver;

[scriptable, uuid(addaa7c5-bd85-4c83-9c21-81c8a825c358)]
interface mozIAsyncLivemarks : nsISupports
{
  /**
   * Creates a new livemark
   *
   * @param aLivemarkInfo
   *        mozILivemarkInfo object containing at least title, parentId,
   *        index and feedURI of the livemark to create.
   * @param [optional] aCallback
   *        Invoked when the creation process is done.  In case of failure will
   *        receive an error code.
   *
   * @throws NS_ERROR_INVALID_ARG if the supplied information is insufficient
   *         for the creation.
   */
  void addLivemark(in jsval aLivemarkInfo,
                   [optional]in mozILivemarkCallback aCallback);

  /**
   * Removes an existing livemark.
   *
   * @param aLivemarkInfo
   *        mozILivemarkInfo object containing either an id or a guid of the
   *        livemark to remove.
   * @param [optional] aCallback
   *        Invoked when the removal process is done.  In case of failure will
   *        receive an error code.
   *
   * @throws NS_ERROR_INVALID_ARG if the id/guid is invalid.
   */
  void removeLivemark(in jsval aLivemarkInfo,
                      [optional]in mozILivemarkCallback aCallback);

  /**
   * Gets an existing livemark.
   *
   * @param aLivemarkInfo
   *        mozILivemarkInfo object containing either an id or a guid of the
   *        livemark to retrieve.
   * @param aCallback
   *        Invoked when the fetching process is done.  In case of failure will
   *        receive an error code.
   *
   * @throws NS_ERROR_INVALID_ARG if the id/guid is invalid or an invalid
   *         callback is provided.
   */
  void getLivemark(in jsval aLivemarkInfo,
                   in mozILivemarkCallback aCallback);

  /**
   * Forces a reload of all livemarks, whether or not they've expired.
   */
  void reloadLivemarks();
};

[scriptable, function, uuid(62a426f9-39a6-42f0-ad48-b7404d48188f)]
interface mozILivemarkCallback : nsISupports
{
  /**
   * Invoked when a livemark is added, removed or retrieved.
   *
   * @param aStatus
   *        Whether the request was completed successfully.
   *        Use Components.isSuccessCode(aStatus) to check this.
   * @param aLivemark
   *        A mozILivemark object representing the livemark, or null on removal.
   */
  void onCompletion(in nsresult aStatus,
                    in mozILivemark aLivemark);
};

[scriptable, uuid(6e40d5b1-ce48-4458-8b68-6bee17d30ef3)]
interface mozILivemarkInfo : nsISupports
{
  /**
   * Id of the bookmarks folder representing this livemark.
   */
  readonly attribute long long id;

  /**
   * The globally unique identifier of this livemark.
   */
  readonly attribute ACString guid;

  /**
   * Title of this livemark.
   */
  readonly attribute AString title;

  /**
   * Id of the bookmarks parent folder containing this livemark.
   */
  readonly attribute long long parentId;

  /**
   * The position of this livemark in the bookmarks parent folder.
   */
  readonly attribute long index;

  /**
   * Time this livemark's details were last modified.  Doesn't track changes to
   * the livemark contents.
   */
  readonly attribute PRTime lastModified;

  /**
   * The URI of the syndication feed associated with this livemark.
   */
  readonly attribute nsIURI feedURI;

  /**
   * The URI of the website associated with this livemark.
   */
  readonly attribute nsIURI siteURI;
};

[scriptable, uuid(9f6fdfae-db9a-4bd8-bde1-148758cf1b18)]
interface mozILivemark : mozILivemarkInfo
{
  // Indicates the livemark is inactive.
  const unsigned short STATUS_READY = 0;
  // Indicates the livemark is fetching new contents.
  const unsigned short STATUS_LOADING = 1;
  // Indicates the livemark failed to fetch new contents.
  const unsigned short STATUS_FAILED = 2;

  /**
   * Status of this livemark.  One of the STATUS_* constants above.
   */
  readonly attribute unsigned short status;

  /**
   * Reload livemark contents if they are expired or if forced to do so.
   *
   * @param [optional]aForceUpdate
   *        If set to true forces a reload even if contents are still valid.
   *
   * @note The update process is asynchronous, it's possible to register a
   *       result observer to be notified of updated contents through
   *       registerForUpdates.
   */
  void reload([optional]in boolean aForceUpdate);

  /**
   * Returns an array of nsINavHistoryResultNode objects, representing children
   * of this livemark.  The nodes will have aContainerNode as parent.
   *
   * @param aContainerNode
   *        Object implementing nsINavHistoryContainerResultNode, to be used as
   *        parent of the livemark nodes.
   */
  jsval getNodesForContainer(in jsval aContainerNode);

  /**
   * Registers a container node for updates on this livemark.
   * When the livemark contents change, an invalidateContainer(aContainerNode)
   * request is sent to aResultObserver.
   *
   * @param aContainerNode
   *        Object implementing nsINavHistoryContainerResultNode, representing
   *        this livemark.
   * @param aResultObserver
   *        The nsINavHistoryResultObserver that should be notified of changes
   *        to the livemark contents.
   */
  void registerForUpdates(in jsval aContainerNode,
                          in nsINavHistoryResultObserver aResultObserver);

  /**
   * Unregisters a previously registered container node.
   *
   * @param aContainerNode
   *        Object implementing nsINavHistoryContainerResultNode, representing
   *        this livemark.
   *
   * @note it's suggested to always unregister containers that are no more used,
   *       to free up the associated resources.  A good time to do so is when
   *       the container gets closed.
   */
  void unregisterForUpdates(in jsval aContainerNode);
};