[whatwg] "Fullscreenable" and "Mouselockable" attributes
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Aug 13 04:36:59 PDT 2009
On Tue, 4 Aug 2009, Henry Bridge wrote:
> With the video tag and web games gaining traction, it seems like there
> should be a way for apps to provide fullscreen and better control
> schemes to users. Of course, spoofing and clickjacking are major
> concerns, but I liked Alpha Omega's suggestion a few weeks ago  to
> specify a "fullscreenable" attribute to certain elements that hint to
> the UA that the object would be appropriate to consider for fullscreen.
> Similarly, for content that uses relative mouse motion or requires great
> precision (like a first-person view), it would be useful to have a
> "mouselockable" attribute; upon a UA defined interaction, the mouse
> would be locked within the particular element and report relative mouse
> events until the user disengages the lock.
> I can imagine a variety of ways browsers could expose these features:
> overloading F11 to gray out all portions of page except those are
> fullscreenable; pressing F11 repeatedly to cycle through elements;
> having a right click option on fullscreenable elements, automatic hover
> borders etc.
I think this would be an interesting idea. I think experimentation with a
UI for this would be a good way to find out if it is feasible.
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