[whatwg] Firefox 4 Beta 1
Conan Kudo (ニール・ゴンパ)
ngompa13 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 05:48:21 PDT 2010
The problem is that YouTube's fullscreen button doesn't actually make the
video full screen, so it doesn't take advantage of the hardware accelerated
fullscreen video in Firefox 4. There's no generic API for allowing web pages
to create skinned HTML 5 players with a "click to fullscreen" button.
On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 6:43 AM, Schalk Neethling
<schalk at ossreleasefeed.com>wrote:
> Ah, ok. I see but then I wonder what the problem is with regards to Youtube
> and full screen as their full screen mode is fully user driven.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Adam Barth [mailto:w3c at adambarth.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2010 1:22 PM
> To: Schalk Neethling
> Cc: whatwg
> Subject: Re: [whatwg] Firefox 4 Beta 1
> I'm sure they keep using HTML5 video in full screen. The issues around
> screen relate to letting the page trigger full screen.
> It's fine for the user to trigger it directly.
> On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 3:38 AM, Schalk Neethling <
> schalk at ossreleasefeed.com>
> > Hi there everyone,
> > Downloaded and installed the first beta of Firefox 4. To the folks at
> > Mozilla that is on here, what an awesome job. Love the new look and it
> > IS very fast. The reason I mention Firefox 4 is because, on the
> > welcome screen you get after installing the browser, you have the
> > option to view a video introduction to Firefox 4, nothing strange here
> > but, first the video format is WebM, which is awesome, the other
> > thing, and this is the main reason for this mail, if you right click
> > on the video there is a context menu option for full screen.
> > Upon clicking that, the video goes into full screen mode and it does
> > this, I must say, very nicely. I also noted that in full screen right
> > clicking is disabled. With the discussions around full screen HTML5
> > video as well as content protection, it seems Mozilla has made some
> > progress. Am I correct in saying that they keep running HTML5 video
> > 'mode' when going to full screen or do they somehow switch to Flash?
> > Would be pretty amazing if they do switch to Flash as the video
> > continues playing from the same frame and does not start from the
> > Looking forward to your feedback,
> > Schalk Neethling
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