netwerk/base/nsIContentSniffer.idl
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/* 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"

interface nsIRequest;

/**
 * Content sniffer interface. Components implementing this interface can
 * determine a MIME type from a chunk of bytes.
 */
[scriptable, uuid(a5772d1b-fc63-495e-a169-96e8d3311af0)]
interface nsIContentSniffer : nsISupports
{
  /**
   * Given a chunk of data, determines a MIME type. Information from the given
   * request may be used in order to make a better decision.
   *
   * @param aRequest The request where this data came from. May be null.
   * @param aData Data to check
   * @param aLength Length of the data
   *
   * @return The content type
   *
   * @throw NS_ERROR_NOT_AVAILABLE if no MIME type could be determined.
   *
   * @note Implementations should consider the request read-only. Especially,
   * they should not attempt to set the content type property that subclasses of
   * nsIRequest might offer.
   */
  ACString getMIMETypeFromContent(in nsIRequest aRequest,
                                  [const,array,size_is(aLength)] in octet aData,
                                  in unsigned long aLength);
};