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Re: [media-queries] Browser full screen and CSS media types

From: Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 13:33:37 +0200
To: "Andrew Scherkus" <scherkus@google.com>, "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.vvoc2bnobunlto@oyvinds-desktop>
On Wed, 18 May 2011 12:29:46 +0200, Robert O'Callahan  
<robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:

> On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 5:28 PM, Andrew Scherkus  
> <scherkus@google.com>wrote:
>> Is there still any interest in having a CSS media type for browsers that
>> support a "chromeless / F11 key" full screen mode?
>> For example, Opera switches the CSS media type to @projection and I  
>> believe
>> is the only browser to do so.
>> Reason being is that Mozilla's javascript fullscreen API proposal [1]
>> introduces a new media type @full-screen and I'm curious how the
>> "chromeless" mode should interact (if at all) with their proposal.
> The current plan is to use a boolean media feature "fullscreen" that's
> orthogonal to the media types. At least "handheld", "projection",  
> "screen"
> and "tv" should all be compatible with "fullscreen".

It might be worth noting that webapps have specced the 'view-mode' media  
feature which has 'fullscreen' as one of the possible values.


Øyvind Stenhaug
Core Norway, Opera Software ASA
Received on Wednesday, 18 May 2011 11:34:08 UTC

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