embedding/browser/nsIWebBrowserStream.idl
author Mike Conley <mconley@mozilla.com>
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 15:04:15 -0400
changeset 352223 25412fab8aa517e000239d06bf261f60a2bc3f6b
parent 210358 0197daa3451668b39331537168076320b67066ff
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 1309316 - Expose preference for auto-submitting backlogged crash reports to about:tabcrashed. r=Felipe MozReview-Commit-ID: JvhK0MO1IK

/* -*- Mode: C; tab-width: 2; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 4 -*- */
/* 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 nsIURI;

/**
 * This interface provides a way to stream data to the web browser. This allows
 * loading of data from sources which can not be accessed using URIs and
 * nsIWebNavigation.
 */
[scriptable, uuid(86d02f0e-219b-4cfc-9c88-bd98d2cce0b8)]
interface nsIWebBrowserStream : nsISupports
{
  /**
   * Prepare to load a stream of data. When this function returns successfully,
   * it must be paired by a call to closeStream.
   *
   * @param aBaseURI
   *        The base URI of the data. Must not be null. Relative
   *        URIs will be resolved relative to this URI.
   * @param aContentType
   *        ASCII string giving the content type of the data. If rendering
   *        content of this type is not supported, this method fails.
   *        This string may include a charset declaration, for example:
   *        text/html;charset=ISO-8859-1
   *
   * @throw NS_ERROR_NOT_AVAILABLE
   *        The requested content type is not supported.
   * @throw NS_ERROR_IN_PROGRESS
   *        openStream was called twice without an intermediate closeStream.
   */
  void openStream(in nsIURI aBaseURI, in ACString aContentType);

  /**
   * Append data to this stream.
   * @param aData The data to append
   * @param aLen  Length of the data to append.
   *
   * @note To append more than 4 GB of data, call this method multiple times.
   */
  void appendToStream([const, array, size_is(aLen)] in octet aData,
                      in unsigned long aLen);

  /**
   * Notifies the browser that all the data has been appended. This may notify
   * the user that the browser is "done loading" in some form.
   *
   * @throw NS_ERROR_UNEXPECTED
   *        This method was called without a preceding openStream.
   */
  void closeStream();
};