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[whatwg] Fullscreen feedback

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 16:56:35 +1200
Message-ID: <AANLkTim5Q_7ZEGygkoG6N0oJzPpxkxHqMCLM69YwcUt2@mail.gmail.com>
On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 4:42 PM, Adam Barth <w3c at adambarth.com> wrote:

> Oh, I think the iframe-at-a-time is an easier model to work with since
> the scripting context will get adopted into the full-screen view
> together with the elements.
>

It requires the author to put each part of their page that they want to go
fullscreen into its own subframe. That is cumbersome. With my proposal, most
existing pages and player UIs would work if you just call
"element.requestFullScreen()" in some event handler.

Rob
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