[whatwg] Full screen for the <video> element
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Oct 12 14:34:26 PDT 2007
On Wed, 21 Mar 2007, Mihai Sucan wrote:
> Shouldn't the video API include a way to toggle full screen on/off? This
> is a rather basic feature of videos. If it will not be available, video
> sites will hack around missing full screen support.
> The current spec doesn't define it.
Currently, the spec recommends that user agents provide a way to switch
the view of the video to full-screen. We can't provide a programatic way
of doing it because it is too easily abused. (Can you imagine if every
time you went to a new site, a full-window or full-screen advert played?)
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