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[whatwg] api for fullscreen()

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2010 09:34:22 +0200
Message-ID: <24330F99-E87D-4476-B751-54890F9567F5@iki.fi>
On Jan 28, 2010, at 04:38, Robert O'Callahan wrote:

> 2009/12/17 Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com>
>> 1) It handles some very common use cases (including likely one of the *most* common, video) in a way that's much simpler for the content author.
>> 2) The browser will have the option to animate the transition to fullscreen starting from the target element, in a clean way. If content has to make layout changes by hand to limit itself to the specific fullscreen target, then it's extremely difficult, perhaps impossible, for the browser to do a single smooth animated transition without any unwanted flickering or layout thrash.
>> 
>> We don't have a specific API proposal to make right now, but I'll try to get the people working on this to put forward a concrete proposal soon.
>>  
> Did that happen?

I haven't seen a proposal, but it looks like code has landed:
http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/50893

Demo: http://jilion.com/sublime/video
(option-click the full screen button in a fresh WebKit nigthly)

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Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Wednesday, 27 January 2010 23:34:22 UTC

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