[whatwg] <video>

Ashley Sheridan ash at ashleysheridan.co.uk
Sun Jun 20 18:17:12 PDT 2010

On Sun, 2010-06-20 at 21:06 -0400, Gregory Maxwell wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 8:23 PM, Nils Dagsson Moskopp
> <nils-dagsson-moskopp at dieweltistgarnichtso.net> wrote:
> > AFAIK, at least Firefox shows a fullscreen option already in the context
> > menu. What makes you think there is another attribute needed (besides
> > @controls) ?
> So... an interesting bit of fun comes up when you use layout tricks to
> prevent the context menu in order to make save as impossible, and you
> eliminate the full screen option as an unwanted side effect.
> There is also the issue of the context menu not being an especially
> intuitive or discoverable way of activating it, especially if all the
> rest of the controls are buttons below the video.

I think the context menu is a sensible place to find a fullscreen option
short of a button existing as part of the video controls.

Also, if someone is daft enough to think that disabling the context menu
will prevent people from saving their clips, then they deserve the pain
of not being able to make the video play full-screen :p


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