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nsIWifiMonitor

This interface can be used to be alerted when the list of available WiFi access points changes.
1.0
28
Introduced
Gecko 1.9.1
Inherits from: nsISupports Last changed in Gecko 1.9.1 (Firefox 3.5 / Thunderbird 3.0 / SeaMonkey 2.0)

This is used, for example, by Geolocation to use WiFi access points for location detection.

Implemented by @mozilla.org/wifi/monitor;1 as a service:

var wifiMonitor = Components.classes["@mozilla.org/wifi/monitor;1"]
                  .getService(Components.interfaces.nsIWifiMonitor);

Method overview

void startWatching(in nsIWifiListener aListener);
void stopWatching(in nsIWifiListener aListener);

Methods

startWatching()

Starts listening for changes to the WiFi access point list.

void startWatching(
  in nsIWifiListener aListener
);
Parameters
aListener
The nsIWifiListener object to receive notifications when the WiFi access point list changes.

stopWatching()

Stops listening for changes to the WiFi access point list.

void stopWatching(
  in nsIWifiListener aListener
);
Parameters
aListener
The nsIWifiListener object to stop receiving notifications on.

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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 Last updated by: Sheppy,