[whatwg] Full screen for the <video> element

Shadow2531 shadow2531 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 13:41:13 PDT 2007

On 3/22/07, Nicholas Shanks <contact at nickshanks.com> 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).

I kind of figured it'd be like that also.  When you switch to full
screen, the window would stay the same size.  The embedded video would
switch off and the video overlay would appear and cover the whole


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