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[whatwg] [fullscreen] Drop requestFullScreenWithKeys()?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 08:59:57 +0900
Message-ID: <op.v29jl7jv64w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Wed, 12 Oct 2011 22:18:04 +0900, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 11:56 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at opera.com>  
> wrote:
>> Given the way Mac OS handles full screen applications I wonder whether
>> requestFullScreenWithKeys() is needed. A toolbar will always appear at  
>> the top if you locate your cursor there.
>
> Does the user realize that? Can the user do that if a mouse lock API
> is used also? Can a user without a pointing device do that?

Maybe an additional warning as suggested in
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=684625 is warranted as well.  
But given that and platform integration of fullscreen it seems unnecessary  
to make the API more complex.

I'm not sure how fullscreen should work on touch devices.


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Wednesday, 12 October 2011 16:59:57 UTC

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