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/* -*- Mode: C++; tab-width: 2; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 2 -*- */
/* 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 "nsIProperties.idl"
interface nsIInputStream;
interface nsIOutputStream;
interface nsISimpleEnumerator;
%{C++
#include "mozilla/MemoryReporting.h"
%}
[scriptable, uuid(283EE646-1AEF-11D4-98B3-00C04fA0CE9A)]
interface nsIPropertyElement : nsISupports {
attribute AUTF8String key;
attribute AString value;
};
[scriptable, uuid(706867af-0400-4faa-beb1-0dae87308784)]
interface nsIPersistentProperties : nsIProperties
{
/**
* load a set of name/value pairs from the input stream
* names and values should be in UTF8
*/
void load(in nsIInputStream input);
/**
* output the values to the stream - results will be in UTF8
*/
void save(in nsIOutputStream output, in AUTF8String header);
/**
* get an enumeration of nsIPropertyElement objects,
* which are read-only (i.e. setting properties on the element will
* not make changes back into the source nsIPersistentProperties
*/
nsISimpleEnumerator enumerate();
/**
* shortcut to nsIProperty's get() which retrieves a string value
* directly (and thus faster)
*/
AString getStringProperty(in AUTF8String key);
/**
* shortcut to nsIProperty's set() which sets a string value
* directly (and thus faster). If the given property already exists,
* then the old value will be returned
*/
AString setStringProperty(in AUTF8String key, in AString value);
%{C++
virtual size_t SizeOfIncludingThis(mozilla::MallocSizeOf aMallocSizeOf) const = 0;
%}
};