rdf/base/idl/nsIRDFDataSource.idl
author Shawn Wilsher <sdwilsh@shawnwilsher.com>
Fri, 20 Mar 2009 18:41:01 -0400
changeset 26429 514e4089924d889c7a2dcecd0e081ab55bd4e2e2
parent 1 9b2a99adc05e53cd4010de512f50118594756650
child 98529 f4157e8c410708d76703f19e4dfb61859bfe32d8
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 483157 - mozStorageStatementRow needs to use mozIStorageStatement API This makes our language helper use public API instead of calling SQLite directly, which centralizes some of our logic. r=asuth r=bent

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#include "nsISupports.idl"
#include "nsISupportsArray.idl"
#include "nsIRDFResource.idl"
#include "nsIRDFNode.idl"
#include "nsISimpleEnumerator.idl"
#include "nsIRDFObserver.idl"

%{C++
#include "nsISupportsArray.h"
%}

[scriptable, uuid(0F78DA58-8321-11d2-8EAC-00805F29F370)]
interface nsIRDFDataSource : nsISupports
{
    /** The "URI" of the data source. This used by the RDF service's
     * |GetDataSource()| method to cache datasources.
     */
    readonly attribute string URI;

    /** Find an RDF resource that points to a given node over the
     * specified arc & truth value
     *
     * @return NS_RDF_NO_VALUE if there is no source that leads
     * to the target with the specified property.
     */
    nsIRDFResource GetSource(in nsIRDFResource aProperty,
                             in nsIRDFNode     aTarget,
                             in boolean        aTruthValue);

    /**
     * Find all RDF resources that point to a given node over the
     * specified arc & truth value
     *
     * @return NS_OK unless a catastrophic error occurs. If the
     * method returns NS_OK, you may assume that nsISimpleEnumerator points
     * to a valid (but possibly empty) cursor.
     */
    nsISimpleEnumerator GetSources(in nsIRDFResource aProperty,
                                   in nsIRDFNode     aTarget,
                                   in boolean        aTruthValue);

    /**
     * Find a child of that is related to the source by the given arc
     * arc and truth value
     *
     * @return NS_RDF_NO_VALUE if there is no target accessible from the
     * source via the specified property.
     */
    nsIRDFNode GetTarget(in nsIRDFResource aSource,
                         in nsIRDFResource aProperty,
                         in boolean        aTruthValue);

    /**
     * Find all children of that are related to the source by the given arc
     * arc and truth value.
     *
     * @return NS_OK unless a catastrophic error occurs. If the
     * method returns NS_OK, you may assume that nsISimpleEnumerator points
     * to a valid (but possibly empty) cursor.
     */
    nsISimpleEnumerator GetTargets(in nsIRDFResource aSource,
                                   in nsIRDFResource aProperty,
                                   in boolean aTruthValue);

    /**
     * Add an assertion to the graph.
     */
    void Assert(in nsIRDFResource aSource, 
                in nsIRDFResource aProperty, 
                in nsIRDFNode     aTarget,
                in boolean        aTruthValue);

    /**
     * Remove an assertion from the graph.
     */
    void Unassert(in nsIRDFResource aSource,
                  in nsIRDFResource aProperty,
                  in nsIRDFNode     aTarget);

    /**
     * Change an assertion from
     *
     *   [aSource]--[aProperty]-->[aOldTarget]
     *
     * to
     * 
     *   [aSource]--[aProperty]-->[aNewTarget]
     */
    void Change(in nsIRDFResource aSource,
                in nsIRDFResource aProperty,
                in nsIRDFNode     aOldTarget,
                in nsIRDFNode     aNewTarget);

    /**
     * 'Move' an assertion from
     *
     *   [aOldSource]--[aProperty]-->[aTarget]
     *
     * to
     * 
     *   [aNewSource]--[aProperty]-->[aTarget]
     */
    void Move(in nsIRDFResource aOldSource,
              in nsIRDFResource aNewSource,
              in nsIRDFResource aProperty,
              in nsIRDFNode     aTarget);

    /**
     * Query whether an assertion exists in this graph.
     */
    boolean HasAssertion(in nsIRDFResource aSource,
                         in nsIRDFResource aProperty,
                         in nsIRDFNode     aTarget,
                         in boolean        aTruthValue);

    /**
     * Add an observer to this data source. If the datasource
     * supports observers, the datasource source should hold a strong
     * reference to the observer.
     */
    void AddObserver(in nsIRDFObserver aObserver);

    /**
     * Remove an observer from this data source.
     */
    void RemoveObserver(in nsIRDFObserver aObserver);

    /**
     * Get a cursor to iterate over all the arcs that point into a node.
     *
     * @return NS_OK unless a catastrophic error occurs. If the method
     * returns NS_OK, you may assume that labels points to a valid (but
     * possible empty) nsISimpleEnumerator object.
     */
    nsISimpleEnumerator ArcLabelsIn(in nsIRDFNode aNode);

    /**
     * Get a cursor to iterate over all the arcs that originate in
     * a resource.
     *
     * @return NS_OK unless a catastrophic error occurs. If the method
     * returns NS_OK, you may assume that labels points to a valid (but
     * possible empty) nsISimpleEnumerator object.
     */
    nsISimpleEnumerator ArcLabelsOut(in nsIRDFResource aSource);

    /**
     * Retrieve all of the resources that the data source currently
     * refers to.
     */
    nsISimpleEnumerator GetAllResources();

    /**
     * Returns whether a given command is enabled for a set of sources. 
     */
    boolean IsCommandEnabled(in nsISupportsArray aSources,
                             in nsIRDFResource   aCommand,
                             in nsISupportsArray aArguments);

    /**
     * Perform the specified command on set of sources.
     */
    void DoCommand(in nsISupportsArray aSources,
                   in nsIRDFResource   aCommand,
                   in nsISupportsArray aArguments);

    /**
     * Returns the set of all commands defined for a given source.
     */
    nsISimpleEnumerator GetAllCmds(in nsIRDFResource aSource);

    /**
     * Returns true if the specified node is pointed to by the specified arc.
     * Equivalent to enumerating ArcLabelsIn and comparing for the specified arc.
     */
    boolean hasArcIn(in nsIRDFNode aNode, in nsIRDFResource aArc);

    /**
     * Returns true if the specified node has the specified outward arc.
     * Equivalent to enumerating ArcLabelsOut and comparing for the specified arc.
     */
    boolean hasArcOut(in nsIRDFResource aSource, in nsIRDFResource aArc);

    /**
     * Notify observers that the datasource is about to send several
     * notifications at once.
     * This must be followed by calling endUpdateBatch(), otherwise
     * viewers will get out of sync.
     */
    void beginUpdateBatch();

    /**
     * Notify observers that the datasource has completed issuing
     * a notification group.
     */
    void endUpdateBatch();
};