mailnews/addrbook/public/nsILDAPAutoCompleteSession.idl
author David Bienvenu <bienvenu@nventure.com>
Mon, 05 Jul 2010 16:32:44 +0100
changeset 5936 1eb74b7e9acb7df264725547444bf120373a9f52
parent 2251 73e75f355c99e334cbc03fd6dd5349c39bc531bc
child 6934 30e93bd351c9e20777bf14b0f4e702c2dec8fdaa
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Part of bug 575740. Fix some js components in mail/ to work with the new component manager. r=Standard8. Part bustage fix for CLOSED TREE

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#include "nsIAutoCompleteSession.idl"

// forward decls
//
interface nsILDAPURL;   
interface nsILDAPAutoCompFormatter;
interface nsIMutableArray;

/**
 * Extends nsIAutoCompleteSession to have various LDAP-specific parameters.
 * and output format.
 */
[scriptable, uuid(d6a64827-6206-4070-9bf9-24578df0afe2)]
interface nsILDAPAutoCompleteSession : nsIAutoCompleteSession {

    /**
     * A template used to construct the RFC 1960 LDAP search filter to use 
     * while autocompleting.  
     *
     * The authoritative documentation for the format in use can be found at 
     * at <http://docs.iplanet.com/docs/manuals/dirsdk/csdk41/html/filter.htm>.
     * The Linux/OpenLDAP man page for ldapfilter.conf(5) does a pretty decent
     * job as well, however.
     *
     * As of this writing, the "@mozilla.org/autocompleteSession;1?type=ldap" 
     * contractid happens to use a default value of 
     * (|(cn=%v1*%v2-*)(mail=%v1*%v2-*)(sn=%v1*%v2-*))
     *
     * @exception NS_ERROR_NULL_POINTER     NULL pointer passed to getter
     * @exception NS_ERROR_OUT_OF_MEMORY    Getter couldn't allocate string
     */
    attribute AUTF8String filterTemplate;

    /**
     * At most this many nsIAutoCompleteItems will be returned.  This
     * is useful for keeping bandwidth usage over slow-speed
     * connections as well as ensuring that the number of choices
     * offered in the UI is manageble.
     *
     * 1-65535 are interpreted literally
     * 0 means "unlimited"
     * -1 uses the default limit for the LDAP connection in use
     * 
     * @exception NS_ERROR_NULL_POINTER     NULL pointer passed to getter
     * @exception NS_ERROR_ILLEGAL_VALUE    Out-of-range value passed to setter
     */
    attribute long maxHits;

    /**
     * Strings shorter than this will return |nsIAutoCompleteStatus::ignored|
     * rather than triggering a search.  This allows browsers to be
     * configured to not search on substrings so short that they
     * aren't indexed by the LDAP server (such searches can use
     * significantly more server resources and return a very large
     * number of entries).  cjkMinStringLength is used for CJK
     * languages, and minStringLength for everything else.  As of this
     * writing, the "@mozilla.org/autocompleteSession;1?type=ldap"
     * contractid uses defaults of two and zero, respectively.  This
     * avoids most unindexed searches with at least one widely-deployed
     * webserver, but allows CJK languages, where a single glyph can be an
     * an entire name to still get results.
     * 
     * @exception NS_ERROR_NULL_POINTER  NULL pointer passed to getter
     */
    attribute unsigned long minStringLength;
    attribute unsigned long cjkMinStringLength;

    /**
     * LDAP server to complete against, in ldap: URL format.  
     * May change to an nsILDAPServer once that infrastructure lands.
     *
     * @exception NS_ERROR_NULL_POINTER     NULL pointer passed to getter    
     */
    attribute nsILDAPURL serverURL;

    /** 
     * Callback used to format an individual LDAP message into an
     * nsIAutoCompleteItem.  
     */
    attribute nsILDAPAutoCompFormatter formatter;

    /**
     * "Login as..." this ID.  Currently, this must be specified as a DN.
     * In the future, we may support userid and/or email address as well.
     * If unset, bind anonymously.
     */
    attribute AUTF8String login;

    /**
     * SASL Mechanism to use to perform bind. If unset, a simple bind will
     * be performed.
     *
     * @exception NS_ERROR_OUT_OF_MEMORY    Getter couldn't allocate string
     * @exception NS_ERROR_NULL_POINTER   null pointer passed to getter
     */
    attribute ACString saslMechanism;
    
    /**
     * What version of the LDAP protocol should be used?  Allowed version
     * number constants are defined in nsILDAPConnection.idl.
     *
     * @exception NS_ERROR_ILLEGAL_VALUE  illegal version num passed to setter
     * @exception NS_ERROR_NULL_POINTER   null pointer passed to getter
     */
    attribute unsigned long version;

    /**
     * If set, these arrays of nsILDAPControls are passed through to the
     * nsILDAPOperation that searchExt is called on.
     */
    attribute nsIMutableArray searchServerControls;
    attribute nsIMutableArray searchClientControls;
};