User:Brahmana/Streams in mozilla

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The Stream Mystery

Streams are one of the things that are pretty confusing to me in the Mozilla/XPCOM code base. Today it happened again. So I set down to demystify this stream mystery.

As a starter I listed the variety of stream related interfaces. I have listed only the input streams. For most items listed here there is a output stream counterpart.

List of Stream Interfaces