author L. David Baron <>
Thu, 24 Mar 2011 21:06:15 -0700
changeset 63859 1492b6e75639593efe4e45e153a34927605509a0
parent 1 9b2a99adc05e53cd4010de512f50118594756650
child 76379 ff142e5fea3652bef7abc129f0189845a3a8f4f4
permissions -rw-r--r--
Backout changeset b97a060746f9 (Bug 620931 part 5) for causing bug 644790.

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#include "nsISupports.idl"

interface nsIURI;

 * Interface implemented by objects capable of fixing up strings into URIs
[scriptable, uuid(773081ac-9f81-4bdb-9e7a-5e87b4361f09)]
interface nsIURIFixup : nsISupports
    /** No fixup flags. */
    const unsigned long FIXUP_FLAG_NONE = 0;

     * Allow the fixup to use a keyword lookup service to complete the URI.
     * The fixup object implementer should honour this flag and only perform
     * any lengthy keyword (or search) operation if it is set.
    const unsigned long FIXUP_FLAG_ALLOW_KEYWORD_LOOKUP = 1;

     * Tell the fixup to make an alternate URI from the input URI, for example
     * to turn foo into
    const unsigned long FIXUP_FLAGS_MAKE_ALTERNATE_URI = 2;

     * Converts an internal URI (e.g. a wyciwyg URI) into one which we can
     * expose to the user, for example on the URL bar.
     * @param  aURI       The URI to be converted
     * @return nsIURI     The converted, exposable URI
     * @throws NS_ERROR_MALFORMED_URI when the exposable portion of aURI is malformed
     * @throws NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_PROTOCOL when we can't get a protocol handler service
     *         for the URI scheme.
    nsIURI createExposableURI(in nsIURI aURI);

     * Converts the specified string into a URI, first attempting
     * to correct any errors in the syntax or other vagaries. Returns
     * a wellformed URI or nsnull if it can't.
     * @param aURIText    Candidate URI.
     * @param aFixupFlags Flags that govern ways the URI may be fixed up.
    nsIURI createFixupURI(in AUTF8String aURIText, in unsigned long aFixupFlags);

     * Converts the specified keyword string into a URI.  Note that it's the
     * caller's responsibility to check whether keywords are enabled and
     * whether aKeyword is a sensible keyword.
    nsIURI keywordToURI(in AUTF8String aKeyword);