Re: Suggested HTML extensions (tvml)

Richard Collins (rcollins@mirror.det.mun.ca)
Fri, 5 Jan 1996 10:16:07 -0330


Date: Fri, 5 Jan 1996 10:16:07 -0330
From: Richard Collins <rcollins@mirror.det.mun.ca>
Subject: RE: Suggested HTML extensions (tvml)
To: "'Veikko Punkka'" <punkka@tre.tele.nokia.fi>,
In-Reply-To: <01BADB45.6EA8E9E0@antic.det.mun.ca>
Message-Id: <Pine.3.89.9601051012.A4122-0100000@mirror.det.mun.ca>

Your the second with this thought.  I'd assume that dealing with all the 
various screen devices that an added preference set would allow a fixed 
size to be selected.  This avoids the hardware disasters and would also 
allow users to select 640x480 even in a higher rez to allow some 
additional working space.

On Fri, 5 Jan 1996, Rick Collins wrote:

> I follow with replies:
> 
> ----------
> From: 	Veikko Punkka[SMTP:punkka@tre.tele.nokia.fi]
> Sent: 	Friday, January 05, 1996 5:41 AM
> To: 	Rick Collins
> Cc: 	Veikko Punkka
> Subject: 	Re: Suggested HTML extensions (tvml)
> 
> Greetings,
> 
> Rick Collins wrote:
> > I've checked the archive of this list and haven't found any "particular" =
> > reason why the following suggestions would not be appropriate.  Please =
> > let me know if there is a better place to discuss the following ideas???
> > 
> > 
> > OK. So I got this idea see? What if?
> > TVML (The TV stands for television)
> > A set of HTML extensions that exploits the complete viewing screen in =
> > it's 3x4 format. 
> 
> What happens if the screen is not in 3x4 format? How about virtual
> window managers with a logical screen larger than the physical screen?
> 
> By my theory the percentages would be applied to the virtual screen resolution.
> > A page tag would begin with?
> > <VIEW FULL ESC> This would force the full-screen view with no visible =
> > boundries. The ESC would be the key used to bail from this view and back =
> > to the browser (page-layout) scheme.
> 
> What happens if there is no ESC key or the ESC key is already bound
> to some conflicting function?
> You modify the ESC for another key (eg. CAP).  I assume settop devices would have a key specific to this.
> 
> Thanks for the thoughts!
> 
> 	Cheers,
> 	  Veikko
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