intl/chardet/public/nsICharsetResolver.idl
author Joe Walker <jwalker@mozilla.com>
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 12:36:36 +0000
changeset 82258 71054aef1a3a3bd2a01440a47a4571831c8caee9
parent 1 9b2a99adc05e53cd4010de512f50118594756650
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 702621 - GCLI needs fixes for the minor issues created by bug 692742; r=dcamp,dao

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#include "nsISupports.idl"

interface nsIWebNavigation;
interface nsIChannel;

[scriptable, uuid(d143a084-b626-4614-845f-41f3ca43a674)]
interface nsICharsetResolver : nsISupports
{
    /**
     * Called to resolve the charset that should be used for parsing the
     * document being loaded from aChannel.
     *
     * If the charset cannot be resolved, but the implementation of
     * nsICharsetResolver wants to be notified of the final resolved charset
     * when one is available, it can set wantCharset to true.  If this is done,
     * the caller of requestCharset is responsible for calling
     * notifyResovedCharset and passing it the final resolved charset and the
     * closure that requestCharset set.
     * 
     * @param aWebNavigation the nsIWebNavigation the document is being loaded
     *                       in.  May be null.
     * @param aChannel the channel the document is coming in from.
     * @param aWantCharset gets set to true if notifyResolvedCharset should be
     *                     called with the given closure object.
     * @param aClosure a resulting object which should be passed
     *                 to notifyResolvedCharset if wantCharset is set to
     *                 true.
     * @returns the resolved charset, or the empty string if no
     *          charset could be determined.
     */
    ACString requestCharset(in nsIWebNavigation aWebNavigation,
                            in nsIChannel aChannel,
                            out boolean aWantCharset,
                            out nsISupports aClosure);

    /**
     * notifyResolvedCharset
     *
     * some implementations may request that they be notified when the
     * charset is actually detected. 
     *
     * @param charset the detected charset
     * @param closure the closre returned by detectCharset() above
     */
    void notifyResolvedCharset(in ACString charset, in nsISupports closure);
};