[whatwg] Full screen for the <video> element
gerv at mozilla.org
Thu Mar 22 09:04:31 PDT 2007
Nicholas Shanks wrote:
> To me full screen mode for video would not alter the browser window
> size, instead it would cover the screen in a new window and draw just
> the video into that. The browser window would be left untouched below
> (though the video may no longer be rendering into it).
This doesn't match the behaviour of "full screen" in application (media
player, browser, whatever) that I know of...
> I would also like to be able to drag the full-screen video to a
> secondary monitor, switch back to the browser window and keep browsing
> (perhaps in another tab or read the rest of the page).
So what you really want is "move video to new, chromeless, full-screen
> The video would
> keep playing full-screen on the other screen until I closed the
> originating tab, the video ends, or I stop playback.
Of course, when you say "secondary monitor", your use case has just
eliminated 99.9% of people.
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