[whatwg] Full screen for the <video> element

Martin Atkins mart at degeneration.co.uk
Thu Mar 22 10:11:31 PDT 2007

Gervase Markham wrote:
> My assertion is that the idea of "going to full screen" (i.e. removing 
> all chrome and allowing the content to take up as much space as 
> possible) is a fairly common browser thing. Of course, those with a 
> wider experience of browser implementations than I may well tell me I'm 
> wrong.

I very rarely want to view web pages full-screen, but I almost always 
watch video full-screen. I want a browser to allow me to scale the video 
over the entire screen without the site having to explicitly support it.

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