[whatwg] Fullscreen changes to support <dialog>

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Wed Apr 4 10:39:45 PDT 2012

On Wed, 04 Apr 2012 19:31:22 +0200, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com>  
> On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 1:05 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at opera.com>  
> wrote:
>> How does this work for nested browsing contexts? Currently using <iframe
>> allowfullscreen> (not in HTML yet) you can fullscreen elements embedded  
>> via an <iframe>. Would we then have to push the <iframe> element on the  
>> stack and make its height and width cover the viewport, and then push  
>> the element in question inside the <iframe> on the stack, or do we want  
>> to deal with
>> this in another way?
> The thinking so far is that we don't do anything special for dialogs.
> They don't escape their <iframe>, and the <iframe> doesn't have any
> special response to a dialog spawning within it, unlike for
> fullscreen.

That's why I was asking for what I should do with fullscreen :-)

> :fullscreen::backdrop {
>  position: fixed;
>  top: 0; left: 0; right: 0; bottom: 0;
>  background: black;
> }

Hixie's proposal mentioned you could only style background related  
properties for this pseudo-element. But okay, all seems easy enough.

> As far as I can tell, you're right that we no longer need the
> :fullscreen-ancestor pseudo.

Yay, it was ugly.

Anne van Kesteren

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