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Re: Enabling a Web app to override auto rotation?

From: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 07:17:08 +0000
To: "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CB57DFD6.51A2E%tobie@fb.com>
There's no current spec for this, but it's on our plate:

http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/wiki/CharterChanges#Additions_Agreed


--tobie

On 2/8/12 3:06 AM, "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org> wrote:

>About portrait-landscape auto rotation on current mobile/tablet
>browsers/platforms: If a user has auto rotation set on their mobile or
>tablet, I know it's possible for a particular native application to
>override that setting and stay in whatever screen orientation it wants.
>
>My question is if it is currently possible for a Web application to do the
>same thing; that is, to prevent the browser on the device from
>auto-rotating into a different mode.
>
>  --Mike
>
>-- 
>Michael[tm] Smith
>http://people.w3.org/mike/+
>
Received on Wednesday, 8 February 2012 07:22:06 GMT

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