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/* Copyright (c) 2011 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.
*/
/**
* This file defines the <code>PPB_Var</code> struct.
*/
label Chrome {
M14 = 1.0
};
/**
* PPB_Var API
*/
interface PPB_Var {
/**
* AddRef() adds a reference to the given var. If this is not a refcounted
* object, this function will do nothing so you can always call it no matter
* what the type.
*
* @param[in] var A <code>PP_Var</code> that will have a reference added.
*/
void AddRef(
[in] PP_Var var);
/**
* Release() removes a reference to given var, deleting it if the internal
* reference count becomes 0. If the given var is not a refcounted object,
* this function will do nothing so you can always call it no matter what
* the type.
*
* @param[in] var A <code>PP_Var</code> that will have a reference removed.
*/
void Release(
[in] PP_Var var);
/**
* VarFromUtf8() creates a string var from a string. The string must be
* encoded in valid UTF-8 and is NOT NULL-terminated, the length must be
* specified in <code>len</code>. It is an error if the string is not
* valid UTF-8.
*
* If the length is 0, the <code>*data</code> pointer will not be dereferenced
* and may be <code>NULL</code>. Note, however if length is 0, the
* "NULL-ness" will not be preserved, as <code>VarToUtf8</code> will never
* return <code>NULL</code> on success, even for empty strings.
*
* The resulting object will be a refcounted string object. It will be
* AddRef'ed for the caller. When the caller is done with it, it should be
* Released.
*
* On error (basically out of memory to allocate the string, or input that
* is not valid UTF-8), this function will return a Null var.
*
* @param[in] module A PP_Module uniquely identifying the module or .nexe.
* @param[in] data A string
* @param[in] len The length of the string.
*
* @return A <code>PP_Var</code> structure containing a reference counted
* string object.
*/
PP_Var VarFromUtf8(
[in] PP_Module module,
[in] str_t data,
[in] uint32_t len);
/**
* VarToUtf8() converts a string-type var to a char* encoded in UTF-8. This
* string is NOT NULL-terminated. The length will be placed in
* <code>*len</code>. If the string is valid but empty the return value will
* be non-NULL, but <code>*len</code> will still be 0.
*
* If the var is not a string, this function will return NULL and
* <code>*len</code> will be 0.
*
* The returned buffer will be valid as long as the underlying var is alive.
* If the instance frees its reference, the string will be freed and the
* pointer will be to arbitrary memory.
*
* @param[in] var A PP_Var struct containing a string-type var.
* @param[in,out] len A pointer to the length of the string-type var.
*
* @return A char* encoded in UTF-8.
*/
str_t VarToUtf8(
[in] PP_Var var,
[out] uint32_t len);
};