author Dave Townsend <>
Thu, 29 Apr 2010 13:11:23 -0700
changeset 41549 f746d2eca19927e140dbe5fb3eb955d503e5b64b
child 41584 16f9f777d64d640c2aa1cef9fe47a9a6f0941f19
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 553169: Implement the basic extension manager API and platform integration. r=robstrong

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#include "nsISupports.idl"

interface nsIDOMWindowInternal;
interface nsIVariant;
interface amIInstallCallback;
interface nsIURI;

 * This interface is used to allow webpages to start installing add-ons.
[scriptable, uuid(4fdf4f84-73dc-4857-9bbe-84895e8afd5d)]
interface amIWebInstaller : nsISupports
   * Checks if installation is enabled for a webpage.
   * @param   mimetype
   *          The mimetype for the add-on to be installed
   * @param   referer
   *          The URL of the webpage trying to install an add-on
   * @return  true if installation is enabled
  boolean isInstallEnabled(in AString mimetype, in nsIURI referer);

   * Installs an array of add-ons at the request of a webpage
   * @param   mimetype
   *          The mimetype for the add-ons
   * @param   window
   *          The window installing the add-ons
   * @param   referer
   *          The URI for the webpage installing the add-ons
   * @param   uris
   *          The URIs of add-ons to be installed
   * @param   hashes
   *          The hashes for the add-ons to be installed
   * @param   names
   *          The names for the add-ons to be installed
   * @param   icons
   *          The icons for the add-ons to be installed
   * @param   callback
   *          An optional callback to notify about installation success and
   *          failure
   * @param   installCount
   *          An optional argument including the number of add-ons to install
   * @return  true if the installation was successfully started
  boolean installAddonsFromWebpage(in AString mimetype,
                                   in nsIDOMWindowInternal window,
                                   in nsIURI referer,
                                   [array, size_is(installCount)] in wstring uris,
                                   [array, size_is(installCount)] in wstring hashes,
                                   [array, size_is(installCount)] in wstring names,
                                   [array, size_is(installCount)] in wstring icons,
                                   [optional] in amIInstallCallback callback,
                                   [optional] in PRUint32 installCount);