[whatwg] <video>

Robert O'Callahan robert at ocallahan.org
Sun Jun 20 18:58:23 PDT 2010

On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 1:06 PM, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

We actually have a patch that works harder to find a video element under the
mouse position, to show the full-screen option in such cases. Of course, it
could still be defeated.

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 agree. We do need an API for scripted fullscreen.

"He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities;
the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are
healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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