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[whatwg] fullscreen event?

From: Dean Edwards <dean@edwards.name>
Date: Sat, 06 May 2006 01:09:48 +0100
Message-ID: <445BE94C.4000600@edwards.name>
Martijn wrote:
> On 5/6/06, Dean Edwards <dean at edwards.name> wrote:
>> Martijn wrote:
>> > I was thinking, maybe a fullscreen (and a normalscreen event or
>> > something like that) event would be useful?
>> > Also, a fullScreen property (which returns true or false) on the
>> > window would in that case be handy.
>>
>> What do you have in mind? I know that the browser's chrome disappears
>> but otherwise how is this different from a normal resize event?
> 
> Hmm, yes, I guess it's not really that much different from a resize
> event. So, indeed a fullscreen event is probably not that useful.
> But I think a way of detecting when the browser is in fullscreen mode
> would be useful.
> 

I'm not really against the idea but Ian likes use cases. ;-)

-dean
Received on Friday, 5 May 2006 17:09:48 UTC

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