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[whatwg] Firefox 4 Beta 1

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2010 04:22:07 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTimkshCtWjZ7_wz8_LUf-RXwG80K5r54z9ip9H8k@mail.gmail.com>
I'm sure they keep using HTML5 video in full screen.  The issues
around full screen relate to letting the page trigger full screen.
It's fine for the user to trigger it directly.

Adam


On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 3:38 AM, Schalk Neethling
<schalk at ossreleasefeed.com> wrote:
> Hi there everyone,
>
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> Downloaded and installed the first beta of Firefox 4. To the folks at
> Mozilla that is on here, what an awesome job. Love the new look and it IS
> very fast. The reason I mention Firefox 4 is because, on the welcome screen
> you get after installing the browser, you have the option to view a video
> introduction to Firefox 4, nothing strange here but, first the video format
> is WebM, which is awesome, the other thing, and this is the main reason for
> this mail, if you right click on the video there is a context menu option
> for full screen.
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> Upon clicking that, the video goes into full screen mode and it does this, I
> must say, very nicely. I also noted that in full screen right clicking is
> disabled. With the discussions around full screen HTML5 video as well as
> content protection, it seems Mozilla has made some progress. Am I correct in
> saying that they keep running HTML5 video ?mode? when going to full screen
> or do they somehow switch to Flash?
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> Would be pretty amazing if they do switch to Flash as the video continues
> playing from the same frame and does not start from the beginning.
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> Looking forward to your feedback,
>
> Schalk Neethling
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 7 July 2010 04:22:07 UTC

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