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// Copyright (c) 2012 The Chromium Authors. All rights reserved.
// Use of this source code is governed by a BSD-style license that can be
// found in the LICENSE file.
[
{
"namespace": "permissions",
"description": "Use the <code>chrome.permissions</code> API to request <a href='permissions#manifest'>declared optional permissions</a> at run time rather than install time, so users understand why the permissions are needed and grant only those that are necessary.",
"types": [
{
"id": "Permissions",
"type": "object",
"properties": {
"permissions": {
"type": "array",
"items": {"type": "string"},
"optional": true,
"description": "List of named permissions (does not include hosts or origins)."
},
"origins": {
"type": "array",
"items": {"type": "string"},
"optional": true,
"description": "The list of host permissions, including those specified in the <code>optional_permissions</code> or <code>permissions</code> keys in the manifest, and those associated with <a href='content_scripts'>Content Scripts</a>."
}
}
}
],
"events": [
{
"name": "onAdded",
"type": "function",
"description": "Fired when the extension acquires new permissions.",
"parameters": [
{
"$ref": "Permissions",
"name": "permissions",
"description": "The newly acquired permissions."
}
]
},
{
"name": "onRemoved",
"type": "function",
"description": "Fired when access to permissions has been removed from the extension.",
"parameters": [
{
"$ref": "Permissions",
"name": "permissions",
"description": "The permissions that have been removed."
}
]
}
],
"functions": [
{
"name": "getAll",
"type": "function",
"description": "Gets the extension's current set of permissions.",
"parameters": [
{
"name": "callback",
"type": "function",
"parameters": [
{
"name": "permissions",
"$ref": "Permissions",
"description": "The extension's active permissions. Note that the <code>origins</code> property will contain granted origins from those specified in the <code>permissions</code> and <code>optional_permissions</code> keys in the manifest and those associated with <a href='content_scripts'>Content Scripts</a>."
}
]
}
]
},
{
"name": "contains",
"type": "function",
"description": "Checks if the extension has the specified permissions.",
"parameters": [
{
"name": "permissions",
"$ref": "Permissions"
},
{
"name": "callback",
"type": "function",
"parameters": [
{
"name": "result",
"type": "boolean",
"description": "True if the extension has the specified permissions. If an origin is specified as both an optional permission and a content script match pattern, this will return <code>false</code> unless both permissions are granted."
}
]
}
]
},
{
"name": "request",
"type": "function",
"description": "Requests access to the specified permissions, displaying a prompt to the user if necessary. These permissions must either be defined in the <code>optional_permissions</code> field of the manifest or be required permissions that were withheld by the user. Paths on origin patterns will be ignored. You can request subsets of optional origin permissions; for example, if you specify <code>*://*/*</code> in the <code>optional_permissions</code> section of the manifest, you can request <code>http://example.com/</code>. If there are any problems requesting the permissions, $(ref:runtime.lastError) will be set.",
"parameters": [
{
"name": "permissions",
"$ref": "Permissions"
},
{
"name": "callback",
"type": "function",
"optional": true,
"parameters": [
{
"name": "granted",
"type": "boolean",
"description": "True if the user granted the specified permissions."
}
]
}
]
},
{
"name": "remove",
"type": "function",
"description": "Removes access to the specified permissions. If there are any problems removing the permissions, $(ref:runtime.lastError) will be set.",
"parameters": [
{
"name": "permissions",
"$ref": "Permissions"
},
{
"name": "callback",
"type": "function",
"optional": true,
"parameters": [
{
"name": "removed",
"type": "boolean",
"description": "True if the permissions were removed."
}
]
}
]
}
]
}
]