xpcom/io/nsIUnicharOutputStream.idl
author Armen Zambrano Gasparnian <armenzg@mozilla.com>
Tue, 17 Jun 2014 09:50:16 -0400
changeset 209909 c257e034da91f94e6b63b19a180816db8306d9f9
parent 178109 5a9badd6db004310b9d1aca5db25ef4c275a4362
child 412434 e155fa765af299f0e8cfb42e0a1709e5b04928b9
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Bug 989583 - Set self.testRoot and self.testRootAbs in only one place (runtests.py). r=jmaher

/* vim:set expandtab ts=4 sw=4 sts=4 cin: */
/* 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"

/**
 * An interface that allows writing unicode data.
 */
[scriptable, uuid(2d00b1bb-8b21-4a63-bcc6-7213f513ac2e)]
interface nsIUnicharOutputStream : nsISupports
{
    /**
     * Write a single character to the stream. When writing many characters,
     * prefer the string-taking write method.
     *
     * @retval true The character was written successfully
     * @retval false Not all bytes of the character could be written.
     */
    boolean write(in unsigned long aCount,
                  [const, array, size_is(aCount)] in char16_t c);

    /**
     * Write a string to the stream.
     *
     * @retval true The string was written successfully
     * @retval false Not all bytes of the string could be written.
     */
    boolean writeString(in AString str);

    /**
     * Flush the stream. This finishes the conversion and writes any bytes that
     * finish the current byte sequence.
     *
     * It does NOT flush the underlying stream.
     *
     * @see nsIUnicodeEncoder::Finish
     */
    void flush();

    /**
     * Close the stream and free associated resources. This also closes the
     * underlying stream.
     */
    void close();
};