author Justin Lebar <>
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 15:55:05 -0400
changeset 111933 8048f22347ebf691a363bc9ccfb9aef06d5c6d2c
parent 106534 020e41f3acbef1520f9b2bc2f8de558691c0f389
child 111983 039573154dcf70dfcfe4caca559a0846cff04cd4
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Bug 802366 - Prelude, part 5: Improve comments in nsIDocShellTreeItem.idl and nsILoadContext.idl. r=bz

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#include "nsISupports.idl"

interface nsIDOMWindow;
interface nsIDOMElement;

 * An nsILoadContext represents the context of a load.  This interface
 * can be queried for various information about where the load is
 * happening.
[scriptable, uuid(17f6a38a-3f4b-4c94-8252-9d9f7dbf4960)]
interface nsILoadContext : nsISupports
   * associatedWindow is the window with which the load is associated, if any.
   * Note that the load may be triggered by a document which is different from
   * the document in associatedWindow, and in fact the source of the load need
   * not be same-origin with the document in associatedWindow.  This attribute
   * may be null if there is no associated window.
  readonly attribute nsIDOMWindow associatedWindow;

   * topWindow is the top window which is of same type as associatedWindow.
   * This is equivalent to, but is provided here as a
   * convenience.  All the same caveats as associatedWindow of apply, of
   * course.  This attribute may be null if there is no associated window.
  readonly attribute nsIDOMWindow topWindow;

   * topFrameElement is the <iframe> or <frame> element which contains the
   * topWindow with which the load is associated.
   * Note that we may have a topFrameElement even when we don't have an
   * associatedWindow, if the topFrameElement's content lives out of process.
  readonly attribute nsIDOMElement topFrameElement;

   * Check whether the load is happening in a particular type of application.
   * @param an application type.  For now, the constants to be passed here are
   *        the nsIDocShell APP_TYPE_* constants.
   * @return whether there is some ancestor of the associatedWindow that is of
   *         the given app type.
  boolean isAppOfType(in unsigned long appType);

   * True if the load context is content (as opposed to chrome).  This is
   * determined based on the type of window the load is performed in, NOT based
   * on any URIs that might be around.
  readonly attribute boolean isContent;

   * Attribute that determines if private browsing should be used.
  attribute boolean usePrivateBrowsing;

   * De-XPCOMed getter to make call-sites cleaner.
  bool UsePrivateBrowsing() {
    bool usingPB;
    return usingPB;

   * Returns true iff the load is occurring inside a browser element.
  readonly attribute boolean isInBrowserElement;

   * Returns the app id of the app the load is occurring is in. Returns
   * nsIScriptSecurityManager::NO_APP_ID if the load is not part of an app.
  readonly attribute unsigned long appId;