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/* -*- Mode: C++; tab-width: 2; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 4 -*- */
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/* This Source Code Form is subject to the terms of the Mozilla Public
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* License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this
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* file, You can obtain one at http://mozilla.org/MPL/2.0/. */
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#include "nsISupports.idl"
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/**
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* Simple scriptable serialization helper. Can be used as a service.
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*/
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interface nsISerializable;
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[scriptable, uuid(31654c0f-35f3-44c6-b31e-37a11516e6bc)]
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interface nsISerializationHelper : nsISupports
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{
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/**
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* Serialize the object to a base64 string. This string can be later passed
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* as an input to deserializeObject method.
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*/
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ACString serializeToString(in nsISerializable serializable);
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/**
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* Takes base64 encoded string that cointains serialization of a single
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* object. Most commonly, input is result of previous call to
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* serializeToString.
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*/
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nsISupports deserializeObject(in ACString input);
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};