widget/nsIFormatConverter.idl
author Nicholas D. Matsakis <nmatsakis@mozilla.com>
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:23:24 -0400
changeset 206610 4903226b4f2ff4f6c44fe08e91e5dff0e163741d
parent 98529 f4157e8c410708d76703f19e4dfb61859bfe32d8
child 361024 bd7461a1ed09447f4d38b4911f0e83933f9d875b
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 973238 Part 6 -- Consult prototype rather than typed object addendum r=bhackett

/* -*- Mode: C++; 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 "nsISupportsArray.idl"


[scriptable, uuid(948A0023-E3A7-11d2-96CF-0060B0FB9956)]
interface nsIFormatConverter : nsISupports
{  
  /**
    * Get the list of the "input" data flavors (mime types as nsISupportsCString),
    * in otherwords, the flavors that this converter can convert "from" (the 
    * incoming data to the converter).
    */
  nsISupportsArray getInputDataFlavors ( ) ;

  /**
    * Get the list of the "output" data flavors (mime types as nsISupportsCString),
    * in otherwords, the flavors that this converter can convert "to" (the 
    * outgoing data to the converter).
    *
    * @param  aDataFlavorList fills list with supported flavors
    */
  nsISupportsArray getOutputDataFlavors ( ) ;

  /**
    * Determines whether a conversion from one flavor to another is supported
    *
    * @param  aFromFormatConverter flavor to convert from
    * @param  aFromFormatConverter flavor to convert to
    */
  boolean canConvert ( in string aFromDataFlavor, in string aToDataFlavor ) ;

  /**
    * Converts from one flavor to another.
    *
    * @param  aFromFormatConverter flavor to convert from
    * @param  aFromFormatConverter flavor to convert to (destination own the memory)
    * @returns returns NS_OK if it was converted
    */
  void convert ( in string aFromDataFlavor, in nsISupports aFromData, in unsigned long aDataLen,
                   in string aToDataFlavor, out nsISupports aToData, out unsigned long aDataToLen ) ; 

};


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