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[whatwg] Full screen for the <video> element

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 09:17:51 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0710300912460.30632@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 30 Oct 2007, Dave Singer wrote:
> 
> I think if you can collect keystrokes then phishing is also on the 
> cards, alas.

True.


> > > 2. It's not clear what would be the best way for UAs to provide the 
> > > functionality while preventing sites from taking advantage of the 
> > > feature and annoying users.
> > 
> > Both, and also that it's considered ok for the user to have to tell 
> > the UA that he wants to go fullfreen (rather than the script having to 
> > tell the UA that the user wants to go fullscreen).
> 
> I think there's both demand and precedent;  and if it's not in the 
> spec., as I say, it should be explicitly excluded with its reasons, so 
> browser makers don't simply all add it as an extension.  That way, we'd 
> get all the problems again, plus an interoperability problem as well.

Good point. Added a note.

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