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IDL Author's Guide

This document describes rules and syntax, and conventions and best practices for describing XPCOM interfaces in XPIDL. XPIDL is currently used to generate XPCOM headers and typelib files, and may someday be used for generation of documentation and other interface data as well.

Rules and Syntax

Best Practices


    List of all keywords, their purpose, and examples.

  • 27 Aug, 1999 - mang - finished Rules and Syntax, added Best Practices and Keywords
  • 5 Oct, 1999 - mccabe - Added interCaps recommendation to Best Practices

Mike Shaver and Mike Ang
Last modified: Tue Oct 5 14:53:36 PDT 1999