mailnews/addrbook/public/nsIAbManager.idl
author Geoff Lankow <geoff@darktrojan.net>
Wed, 06 Jun 2012 14:24:01 +1200
changeset 12845 9e8f283a8af138b0338d0d4e90518ad6adfd5f5d
parent 12521 84ac3c71109811da751f0ef2d72108075938f094
child 22411 a65546d1b14e9eb8a53f14d197d8e17dcd7bf8ee
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 749930 - Replace uses of nsILocalFile with nsIFile (compiled code only); r=Fallen,Neil sr=Standard8

/* -*- Mode: IDL; tab-width: 2; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 2 -*- */
/* 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"
#include "nsIAbListener.idl"

interface nsIDOMWindow;
interface nsIAbDirectory;
interface nsIAbCard;
interface nsIAbDirectoryProperties;
interface nsIFile;
interface nsISimpleEnumerator;
interface nsIAbBooleanExpression;

/**
 * nsIAbManager is an interface to the main address book mananger
 * via the contract id "@mozilla.org/abmanager;1"
 *
 * It contains the main functions to create and delete address books as well
 * as some helper functions.
 */
[scriptable, uuid(c3b33078-0b9c-4b56-83ed-3c5e84de82c8)]
interface nsIAbManager : nsISupports 
{
  /**
   * Returns an enumerator containing all the top-level directories
   * (non-recursive)
   */
  readonly attribute nsISimpleEnumerator directories;

  /**
   * Returns the directory that represents the supplied URI.
   *
   * @param  aURI       The URI of the address book to find.
   * @return            The found address book.
   */
  nsIAbDirectory getDirectory(in ACString aURI);

  /**
   * Creates a new address book.
   *
   * @param  aDirName   The description of the address book.
   * @param  aURI       The URI for the address book. This is specific to each
   *                    type of address book.
   * @param  aType      The type of the address book (see nsDirPrefs.h)
   * @param  aPrefName  Overrides the default of ldap_2.servers.<aDirName>
   *                    (note that the caller must ensure its uniqueness).
   */
  ACString newAddressBook(in AString aDirName, in ACString aURI,
                          in unsigned long aType,
                          [optional] in ACString aPrefName);

  /**
   * Deletes an address book.
   *
   * @param  aURI       The URI for the address book. This is specific to each
   *                    type of address book.
   */
  void deleteAddressBook(in ACString aURI);

  /**
   * Exports an address book, it will provide a dialog to the user for the
   * location to save the file to and will then save the address book to media.
   *
   * @param  aParentWin Parent Window for the file save dialog to use.
   * @param  aDirectory The directory to export.
   */
  void exportAddressBook(in nsIDOMWindow aParentWin, in nsIAbDirectory aDirectory);

  /**
   * Adds a nsIAbListener to receive notifications of address book updates
   * according to the specified notifyFlags.
   *
   * @param  aListener      The listener that is to receive updates.
   * @param  aNotifyFlags   A bitwise-or of abListenerNotifyFlagValue items
   *                        specifying which notifications to receive. See
   *                        nsIAbListener for possible values.
   */
  void addAddressBookListener(in nsIAbListener aListener,
                              in abListenerNotifyFlagValue aNotifyFlags);

  /**
   * Removes a nsIAbListener from receive notifications of address book
   * updates.
   *
   * @param  aListener     The listener that is to no longer receive updates.
   */
  void removeAddressBookListener(in nsIAbListener aListener);

  /**
   * Call to notify the registered listeners when a property on an item has
   * changed.
   *
   * @param  aItem         The items that has changed (e.g. an nsIAbDirectory)
   * @param  aProperty     The property that has changed (e.g. DirName)
   * @param  aOldValue     The old value of the property.
   * @param  aNewValue     The new value of the property.
   */
  void notifyItemPropertyChanged(in nsISupports aItem,
                                 in string aProperty,
                                 in wstring aOldValue,
                                 in wstring aNewValue);

  /**
   * Call to notify the registered listeners when a directory item is added.
   *
   * @param  aParentDirectory  The parent directory of the item that has been
   *                           added.
   * @param  aItem             The item that has been added.
   */
  void notifyDirectoryItemAdded(in nsIAbDirectory aParentDirectory,
                                in nsISupports aItem);

  /**
   * Call to notify the registered listeners when a directory item is removed.
   *
   * @param  aParentDirectory  The parent directory of the item that has been
   *                           removed.
   * @param  aItem             The item that has been removed.
   */
  void notifyDirectoryItemDeleted(in nsIAbDirectory aParentDirectory,
                                  in nsISupports aItem);
  
  /**
   * Call to notify the registered listeners when a directory is removed.
   *
   * @param  aParentDirectory  The parent directory of the directory that has
   *                           been removed.
   * @param  aDirectory        The directory that has been removed.
   */
  void notifyDirectoryDeleted(in nsIAbDirectory aParentDirectory,
                              in nsISupports aDirectory);

  /**
   * Returns the user profile directory. NOTE: this should not be used
   * as it may go away soon.
   */
  readonly attribute nsIFile userProfileDirectory;

  /**
   * Finds out if the mailing list name exists in any *mork/MDB* based
   * address book
   *
   * @param  aName      The name of the list to try and find.
   *
   * @return            True if the name exists.
   */
  boolean mailListNameExists(in wstring name);

  /**
   * Translates an escaped vcard string into a nsIAbCard.
   *
   * @param  escapedVCardStr  The string containing the vcard.
   *
   * @return            A card containing the translated vcard data.
   */
  nsIAbCard escapedVCardToAbCard(in string escapedVCardStr);

  /**
   * Generates a UUID from a (directory ID, local ID) tuple.
   *
   * Use of this method is preferred in such cases, since it is designed to work
   * with other methods of this interface.
   *
   * @param directoryId The directory ID.
   * @param localId     The per-directory ID.
   * @return            A string to use for the UUID.
   */
  AUTF8String generateUUID(in AUTF8String directoryId, in AUTF8String localId);


  /**
   * A utility function that converts an nsIAbDirectory query string to an
   * nsIAbBooleanExpression.
   *
   * @param aQueryString The nsIAbDirectory query string
   * @return an nsIAbBooleanExpression for the query string
   */
  nsIAbBooleanExpression convertQueryStringToExpression(in AUTF8String aQueryString);
};