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Re: View modes: more precision on fullscreen

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Nov 2009 18:06:54 +0100
Message-ID: <b21a10670911010906q6a7e1518jc12a399cb029ff78@mail.gmail.com>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Cc: public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
2009/10/5 Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>:
> Hi,
> it seems to me that there's a missing distinction in our list of view modes: the difference between maximised and fullscreen (or perhaps fullscreen and all-screen).
> Maximised is the case in which the application takes up the entire available screen space minus a little bit of chrome either for itself (a window bar with a title and perhaps some buttons) or for the system (task bar, menu clock, etc.); whereas fullscreen is when the viewport is the same size as the screen (e.g. for video playback).
> Both desktops and phones tend to have this distinction in one way or another, so it sounds to me as something that we should expose as well.

I think application mode already covers this if the application is
maximized as you defined it.

Marcos Caceres
Received on Sunday, 1 November 2009 17:07:34 UTC

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