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[whatwg] Fullscreen

From: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2011 12:05:29 +0300
Message-ID: <4E994CD9.2000908@helsinki.fi>
On 10/15/2011 07:27 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> I wrote up a draft:
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> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/fullscreen/raw-file/tip/Overview.html
>
> Defining when exactly the "fullscreen enabled" flag is set for Document
> objects I will leave up to HTML. As well as defining the
> "allowfullscreen" attribute. Presumably it should be set for Document
> objects associated with the top-level browsing context and descendant
> browsing context as long as their browsing context container has the
> aforementioned attribute set.
>
> If we want to transition from fullscreen when navigating, HTML can
> define that as well, neatly integrated in the navigation section. The
> "Model" section of the Fullscreen specification has an appropriate hook.
>
>
> I have not added the key restrictions given earlier emails.
> Unfortunately there was not that much feedback on them, but maybe this
> draft will help on that front!
>
>
> I went with "fullscreen" rather than "full screen" as that seemed
> cleaner and easier to type. I also used "enter" and "exit" rather than
> "request" and "cancel" as they seemed somewhat nicer too. I'm less
> attached to this latter change though.


To me "enterFullscreen()" sounds like something which couldn't fail.
"requestFullscreen()" is closer to what actually happens: script asks
UA to go to fullscreen mode, but it may fail if user or UA for some
reason denies the request.

-Olli




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