[whatwg] Full screen for the <video> element
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Oct 12 14:41:37 PDT 2007
On Wed, 21 Mar 2007, Kornel Lesinski wrote:
> Couldn't this be protected in a similar way pop-up blocking works? If
> not, browsers could simply display confirmation dialog box before
> entering fullscreen (some sort of protection is neccessary to protect
> against phishing and annoyance).
The popup blocking is highly inadequate, sadly. It isn't a model we really
want to follow.
Displaying a confirmation dialog is considered poor UI.
> I think Mihai has a valid point here -- if there's no API for
> fullscreen, custom players won't be able to provide UI for it or will
> try to fake it.
Why would the UA's own fullscreen UI not be eough?
> I suggest adding fullscreen() (toggleFullscreen? enterFullscreen?)
> method that returns false if UA refused to enter fullscreen:
> if (!video.fullscreen())
In practice such an API would simply always return false.
On Thu, 22 Mar 2007, Gervase Markham wrote:
> Indeed. But it would be good to have an event which triggers when the
> user chooses to go full screen, so the page can e.g. hide headers and
> borders. (Or perhaps the onresize() event on the body already does
The 'projection' media type is probably the best solution for this.
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