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#include "nsISupports.idl"

interface nsIURI;
interface nsIDOMNode;

/**
 * Interface for content policy mechanism.  Implementations of this
 * interface can be used to control loading of various types of out-of-line
 * content, or processing of certain types of in-line content.
 *
 * WARNING: do not block the caller from shouldLoad or shouldProcess (e.g.,
 * by launching a dialog to prompt the user for something).
 */

[scriptable,uuid(3bb1a3c8-3073-41e0-9a26-a7671955fb65)]
00055 interface nsIContentPolicy : nsISupports
{
  const unsigned long TYPE_OTHER       = 1;

  /**
   * Indicates an executable script (such as JavaScript).
   */
00062   const unsigned long TYPE_SCRIPT      = 2;

  /**
   * Indicates an image (e.g., IMG elements).
   */
00067   const unsigned long TYPE_IMAGE       = 3;

  /**
   * Indicates a stylesheet (e.g., STYLE elements).
   */
00072   const unsigned long TYPE_STYLESHEET  = 4;

  /**
   * Indicates a generic object (plugin-handled content typically falls under
   * this category).
   */
00078   const unsigned long TYPE_OBJECT      = 5;

  /**
   * Indicates a document at the top-level (i.e., in a browser).
   */
00083   const unsigned long TYPE_DOCUMENT    = 6;

  /**
   * Indicates a document contained within another document (e.g., IFRAMEs,
   * FRAMES, and OBJECTs).
   */
00089   const unsigned long TYPE_SUBDOCUMENT = 7;

  /**
   * Indicates a timed refresh.
   *
   * shouldLoad will never get this, because it does not represent content
   * to be loaded (the actual load triggered by the refresh will go through
   * shouldLoad as expected).
   *
   * shouldProcess will get this for, e.g., META Refresh elements and HTTP
   * Refresh headers.
   */
00101   const unsigned long TYPE_REFRESH     = 8;


  //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

  /**
   * Returned from shouldLoad or shouldProcess if the load or process request
   * is rejected based on details of the request.
   */
00110   const short REJECT_REQUEST = -1;

  /**
   * Returned from shouldLoad or shouldProcess if the load/process is rejected
   * based solely on its type (of the above flags).
   *
   * NOTE that it is not meant to stop future requests for this type--only the
   * current request.
   */
00119   const short REJECT_TYPE = -2;

  /**
   * Returned from shouldLoad or shouldProcess if the load/process is rejected
   * based on the server it is hosted on or requested from (aContentLocation or
   * aRequestOrigin), e.g., if you block an IMAGE because it is served from
   * goatse.cx (even if you don't necessarily block other types from that
   * server/domain).
   * 
   * NOTE that it is not meant to stop future requests for this server--only the
   * current request.
   */
00131   const short REJECT_SERVER = -3;

  /**
   * Returned from shouldLoad or shouldProcess if the load/process is rejected
   * based on some other criteria. Mozilla callers will handle this like
   * REJECT_REQUEST; third-party implementors may, for example, use this to
   * direct their own callers to consult the extra parameter for additional
   * details.
   */
00140   const short REJECT_OTHER = -4;

  /**
   * Returned from shouldLoad or shouldProcess if the load or process request
   * is not rejected.
   */
00146   const short ACCEPT = 1;

  //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

  /**
   * Should the resource at this location be loaded?
   * ShouldLoad will be called before loading the resource at aContentLocation
   * to determine whether to start the load at all.
   *
   * @param aContentType      the type of content being tested. This will be one
   *                          one of the TYPE_* constants.
   *
   * @param aContentLocation  the location of the content being checked; must
   *                          not be null
   *
   * @param aRequestOrigin    OPTIONAL. the location of the resource that
   *                          initiated this load request; can be null if
   *                          inapplicable
   *
   * @param aContext          OPTIONAL. the nsIDOMNode or nsIDOMWindow that
   *                          initiated the request, or something that can QI
   *                          to one of those; can be null if inapplicable.
   *
   * @param aMimeTypeGuess    OPTIONAL. a guess for the requested content's
   *                          MIME type, based on information available to
   *                          the request initiator (e.g., an OBJECT's type
   *                          attribute); does not reliably reflect the
   *                          actual MIME type of the requested content
   *
   * @param aExtra            an OPTIONAL argument, pass-through for non-Gecko
   *                          callers to pass extra data to callees.
   *
   * @return ACCEPT or REJECT_*
   */
  short shouldLoad(in unsigned long aContentType,
                   in nsIURI        aContentLocation,
                   in nsIURI        aRequestOrigin,
                   in nsISupports   aContext,
                   in ACString      aMimeTypeGuess,
                   in nsISupports   aExtra);

  /**
   * Should the resource be processed?
   * ShouldProcess will be called once all the information passed to it has
   * been determined about the resource, typically after part of the resource
   * has been loaded.
   *
   * @param aContentType      the type of content being tested. This will be one
   *                          one of the TYPE_* constants.
   *
   * @param aContentLocation  OPTIONAL; the location of the resource being
   *                          requested: MAY be, e.g., a post-redirection URI
   *                          for the resource.
   *
   * @param aRequestOrigin    OPTIONAL. the location of the resource that
   *                          initiated this load request; can be null if
   *                          inapplicable
   *
   * @param aContext          OPTIONAL. the nsIDOMNode or nsIDOMWindow that
   *                          initiated the request, or something that can QI
   *                          to one of those; can be null if inapplicable.
   *
   * @param aMimeType         the MIME type of the requested resource (e.g.,
   *                          image/png), as reported by the networking library,
   *                          if available (may be empty if inappropriate for
   *                          the type, e.g., TYPE_REFRESH).
   *
   * @param aExtra            an OPTIONAL argument, pass-through for non-Gecko
   *                          callers to pass extra data to callees.
   *
   * @return ACCEPT or REJECT_*
   */
  short shouldProcess(in unsigned long aContentType,
                      in nsIURI        aContentLocation,
                      in nsIURI        aRequestOrigin,
                      in nsISupports   aContext,
                      in ACString      aMimeType,
                      in nsISupports   aExtra);

};

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