[whatwg] A question about portrait-secondary of screen orientation
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Jul 12 10:26:19 PDT 2013
On Fri, 8 Feb 2013, Chundong Wang wrote:
> Hello - Got a question of screen orientation on portrait/landscape.
> Let's say we have a device doesn't support portrait-secondary, by
> spec<http://www.w3.org/TR/screen-orientation/> we should remove it from
> allow list which is fine. However if web developer specified "portrait"
> instead of "portrait-primary" for lockOrientation(), which I suppose is
> a common case, we'll have to expand it to "portrait-primary,
> portrait-secondary" according spec. In this case the lockOrientation()
> would fail because orientations isn't a supported orientation set. I
> don't think it'll satisfy the original purpose of "portrait".
> IMHO, we should explain this more detailed. We could either,
> 1. Only expand "portrait"(or "landscape") into allowed orientations,
> 2. Filter out disallowed orientations from orientation sequence and
> lock the screen with that list.
I believe feedback on this specification is intended to be sent to
public-webapps at w3.org.
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