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    nsICookieStorage

    Obsolete since Gecko 2 (Firefox 4 / Thunderbird 3.3 / SeaMonkey 2.1)
    This feature is obsolete. Although it may still work in some browsers, its use is discouraged since it could be removed at any time. Try to avoid using it.

     

    This interface represents the storage repository for cookies.

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      Last changed in Gecko 1.7

    Inherits from: nsISupports

    Method overview

    void getCookie(in string aCookieURL, in voidPtr aCookieBuffer, in PRUint32Ref aCookieSize);
    void setCookie(in string aCookieURL, in constVoidPtr aCookieBuffer, in unsigned long aCookieSize);

    Methods

    getCookie()

    Retrieves a cookie from the browser's persistent cookie store.

     void getCookie(
       in string aCookieURL, 
       in voidPtr aCookieBuffer, 
       in PRUint32Ref aCookieSize
     );
    
    Parameters
    aCookieURL
    URL string to look up cookie with..
    aCookieBuffer
    Buffer large enough to accommodate cookie data.
    aCookieSize
    On input, size of the cookie buffer, on output cookie's size.

    setCookie()

    Stores a cookie in the browser's persistent cookie store.

     void setCookie(
       in string aCookieURL, 
       in constVoidPtr aCookieBuffer, 
       in unsigned long aCookieSize
     );
    
    Parameters
    aCookieURL
    URL string to look up cookie with..
    aCookieBuffer
    Buffer containing cookie data.
    aCookieSize
    Specifies size of cookie data.

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