docshell/base/nsIURIFixup.idl
author Gina Yeh <gyeh@mozilla.com>
Wed, 31 Oct 2012 17:33:50 +0800
changeset 112016 de25c9c57c5385b0c23f226aaa3c6a88bf5b2ff3
parent 102686 b5c4b792f3f2a047e3517472d72842a76afb77cd
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 806296 - Patch 1(v1): Cannot create an encrypted socket, r=echou

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

/**
 * Interface implemented by objects capable of fixing up strings into URIs
 */
[scriptable, uuid(773081ac-9f81-4bdb-9e7a-5e87b4361f09)]
interface nsIURIFixup : nsISupports
{
    /** No fixup flags. */
    const unsigned long FIXUP_FLAG_NONE = 0;

    /**
     * Allow the fixup to use a keyword lookup service to complete the URI.
     * The fixup object implementer should honour this flag and only perform
     * any lengthy keyword (or search) operation if it is set.
     */
    const unsigned long FIXUP_FLAG_ALLOW_KEYWORD_LOOKUP = 1;

    /**
     * Tell the fixup to make an alternate URI from the input URI, for example
     * to turn foo into www.foo.com.
     */
    const unsigned long FIXUP_FLAGS_MAKE_ALTERNATE_URI = 2;

    /**
     * Use UTF-8 to encode the URI instead of platform charset.
     */
    const unsigned long FIXUP_FLAG_USE_UTF8 = 4;

    /**
     * Converts an internal URI (e.g. a wyciwyg URI) into one which we can
     * expose to the user, for example on the URL bar.
     *
     * @param  aURI       The URI to be converted
     * @return nsIURI     The converted, exposable URI
     * @throws NS_ERROR_MALFORMED_URI when the exposable portion of aURI is malformed
     * @throws NS_ERROR_UNKNOWN_PROTOCOL when we can't get a protocol handler service
     *         for the URI scheme.
     */
    nsIURI createExposableURI(in nsIURI aURI);

    /**
     * Converts the specified string into a URI, first attempting
     * to correct any errors in the syntax or other vagaries. Returns
     * a wellformed URI or nullptr if it can't.
     *
     * @param aURIText    Candidate URI.
     * @param aFixupFlags Flags that govern ways the URI may be fixed up.
     */
    nsIURI createFixupURI(in AUTF8String aURIText, in unsigned long aFixupFlags);

    /**
     * Converts the specified keyword string into a URI.  Note that it's the
     * caller's responsibility to check whether keywords are enabled and
     * whether aKeyword is a sensible keyword.
     */
    nsIURI keywordToURI(in AUTF8String aKeyword);
};