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#include "nsISupports.idl"

interface nsIDOMWindow;

/**
 * nsIBrowserGlue is a dirty and rather fluid interface to host shared utility 
 * methods used by browser UI code, but which are not local to a browser window.
 * The component implementing this interface is meant to be a singleton
 * (service) and should progressively replace some of the shared "glue" code 
 * scattered in browser/base/content (e.g. bits of utilOverlay.js, 
 * contentAreaUtils.js, globalOverlay.js, browser.js), avoiding dynamic 
 * inclusion and initialization of a ton of JS code for *each* window.
 * Dued to its nature and origin, this interface won't probably be the most
 * elegant or stable in the mozilla codebase, but its aim is rather pragmatic:
 * 1) reducing the performance overhead which affects browser window load;
 * 2) allow global hooks (e.g. startup and shutdown observers) which survive
 * browser windows to accomplish browser-related activities, such as shutdown
 * sanitization (see bug #284086)
 *
 */ 

[scriptable, uuid(01639c88-c0eb-4d75-9ee1-f325c1e04215)]
00061 interface nsIBrowserGlue : nsISupports
{
  /** 
   * Deletes privacy sensitive data according to user preferences
   *
   * @param aParentWindow an optionally null window which is the parent of the 
   *        sanitization dialog (if it has to be shown per user preferences)
   *
   */
  void sanitize(in nsIDOMWindow aParentWindow);

  /**
   * Add Smart Bookmarks special queries to bookmarks menu and toolbar folder.
   */
  void ensurePlacesDefaultQueriesInitialized();
};

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