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Re: Defining safe areas for media devices and set top boxes

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2010 09:05:24 -0600
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <F1838CD6-5E39-441F-89DB-5F3328A5E046@apple.com>
To: Joćo Eiras <joao-c-eiras@telecom.pt>

On Dec 7, 2010, at 5:45 , Joćo Eiras wrote:

>> From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
>> 
>> Would it be enough to say that the page background may extend beyond the declared 'writable' area of the page, in this case?  I.e. we define the page dimensions as the safe area, while allowing the background to fill the unsafe area as well?
>> 
> 
> Not enough at all. Content (significant or not) can very well reach the edges of screen, as in any other user agent.



So, to be clear, you want to be able to paint anything, not just background, in the unsafe area?  Why, if it's unsafe?

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Tuesday, 7 December 2010 15:05:58 GMT

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