[whatwg] Full screen for the <video> element
gazhay at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 07:24:39 PDT 2007
You are confusing Internet Explorer with a web browser.
By that I mean that you obviously use IE and aren't considering other
UA's, including mobile devices.
Certainly Firefox and Safari on the Mac I am currently using don't
support this 'feature'.
On 22 Mar 2007, at 14:16, Gervase Markham wrote:
> Martin Atkins wrote:
>> Perhaps you and I have different ideas about what is meant by
>> "full screen", but why would a page need to hide anything when the
>> video is full screen? The page itself won't be visible, because
>> the video will be taking up the entire screen!
> My thought was that it would be the same function as the current
> "full screen" that the browser has. I.e. the page says "For full-
> screen, press F11". The user presses F11 and the browser makes the
> window full-screen, and additionally tells the page that this has
> happened via an event, so it can arrange to make the appropriate
> content fill the entire viewport. (Or not, if they want to continue
> to display captions, or ads, or a set of links).
> This is a simple solution which is integrated with existing browser
> functionality and controls and is not specific to video.
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