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[whatwg] Full Screen API Feedback

From: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 May 2011 14:55:10 +0300
Message-ID: <BANLkTim8zTeB0x9-VvBStJsMPTSAE=17-A@mail.gmail.com>
On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 1:46 PM, James May <whatwg at fowlsmurf.net> wrote:
> Why can't the browser just do the "fullscreen in a window" behaviour
> until/if the user approves?

I don't see anything wrong with this offhand :)

> No need for new events even, although a "fullscreen lost", sourced eg. from
> some browser UI or loss of focus, might be useful.
>
> I don't see why it would make a difference from the page's perspective
> whether it would was actually taking up an entire screen or just all of a
> certain window/tab. If the user wants the fullscreen ui without actually
> being fullscreen, why stop them or allow pages to force them?

:)
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