author Ted Mielczarek <>
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 07:38:14 -0400
changeset 201231 367913358bde4423498f19c769a50556c0de1ae4
parent 113977 9c37b4b814083100cecbc6e02ec217e3d4c20fc2
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 1171527 - Make retry on 500 errors from the API. r=gps, a=NPOTB

/* -*- Mode: C++; tab-width: 2; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 2 -*- */
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#include "nsISupports.idl"

interface nsIDOMElement;
interface nsIFile;

[scriptable, uuid(99d2e9f1-3c86-40f7-81fd-3060c18489f0)]
interface nsIShellService : nsISupports
   * Determines whether or not Firefox is the "Default Browser."
   * This is simply whether or not Firefox is registered to handle
   * http links.
   * @param aStartupCheck true if this is the check being performed
   *                      by the first browser window at startup,
   *                      false otherwise.
   * @param aForAllTypes  true if the check should be made for HTTP and HTML.
   *                      false if the check should be made for HTTP only.
   *                      This parameter may be ignored on some platforms.
  boolean isDefaultBrowser(in boolean aStartupCheck,
                           [optional] in boolean aForAllTypes);

   * Registers Firefox as the "Default Browser."
   * @param aClaimAllTypes Register Firefox as the handler for 
   *                       additional protocols (ftp, chrome etc)
   *                       and web documents (.html, .xhtml etc).
   * @param aForAllUsers   Whether or not Firefox should attempt
   *                       to become the default browser for all
   *                       users on a multi-user system. 
  void setDefaultBrowser(in boolean aClaimAllTypes, in boolean aForAllUsers);

   * Used to determine whether or not to show a "Set Default Browser"
   * query dialog. This attribute is true if the application is starting
   * up and "" is true, otherwise it
   * is false.
  attribute boolean shouldCheckDefaultBrowser;

   * Used to determine whether or not to offer "Set as desktop background"
   * functionality. Even if shell service is available it is not
   * guaranteed that it is able to set the background for every desktop
   * which is especially true for Linux with its many different desktop
   * environments.
  readonly attribute boolean canSetDesktopBackground;

   * Flags for positioning/sizing of the Desktop Background image.
  const long BACKGROUND_TILE      = 1;
  const long BACKGROUND_STRETCH   = 2;
  const long BACKGROUND_CENTER    = 3;
  const long BACKGROUND_FILL      = 4;
  const long BACKGROUND_FIT       = 5;

     * Sets the desktop background image using either the HTML <IMG> 
     * element supplied or the background image of the element supplied.
     * @param aImageElement Either a HTML <IMG> element or an element with
     *                      a background image from which to source the
     *                      background image. 
     * @param aPosition     How to place the image on the desktop
  void setDesktopBackground(in nsIDOMElement aElement, in long aPosition);

   * Constants identifying applications that can be opened with
   * openApplication.
  const long APPLICATION_MAIL        = 0;
  const long APPLICATION_NEWS        = 1;

   * Opens the application specified. If more than one application of the
   * given type is available on the system, the default or "preferred"
   * application is used. 
  void openApplication(in long aApplication);

   * The desktop background color, visible when no background image is 
   * used, or if the background image is centered and does not fill the 
   * entire screen. A rgb value, where (r << 16 | g << 8 | b)
  attribute unsigned long desktopBackgroundColor;

   * Opens an application with a specific URI to load.
   * @param   application
   *          The application file (or bundle directory, on OS X)
   * @param   uri
   *          The uri to be loaded by the application
  void openApplicationWithURI(in nsIFile aApplication, in ACString aURI);

   * The default system handler for web feeds
  readonly attribute nsIFile defaultFeedReader;