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Re: New draft of Coremob-2012 published, plus what's next

From: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 06:28:55 +0000
To: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
CC: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, Jo Rabin <jo@linguafranca.org>, "public-coremob@w3.org" <public-coremob@w3.org>
Message-ID: <E7A8E288-D417-44E7-833A-213F6239AF4D@fb.com>
On Jan 23, 2013, at 23:22, "Charles McCathie Nevile" <chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:

> On Wed, 23 Jan 2013 20:01:50 +0400, Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org> wrote:
> 
>> Le mercredi 23 janvier 2013 à 15:48 +0000, Tobie Langel a écrit :
>> 
>>> >* I think Req 12 is addressed by the "view-mode" media feature with
>>> >value "fullscreen"
>>> >http://www.w3.org/TR/view-mode/#the--view-mode--media-feature (but I > may be missing a subtlety)
>>> 
>>> Afaik, view-mode only let's you react to the browser being in
>>> fullscreen/chromeless mode. It doesn't let you set/request that mode.
>> 
>> Yeah, I realized that after I sent my message.
> 
> The fullscreen API http://www.w3.org/TR/fullscreen/ allows requesting fullscreen - but no other form of chromeless.

It seems like the fullscreen API is designed to allow part of a website/app to become temporarily full screen e.g. to display a slide show or a movie. The declarative API reinforces that feeling.

Is the use cases we're interested in here (fullscreen, chromeless apps) covered by this spec? The abstract is rather vague. ;)

Thanks,

--tobie
Received on Thursday, 24 January 2013 06:54:54 UTC

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