W3C Working Group Note 18 November 2014

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Fullscreen defines the fullscreen API for the web platform.

Status of this Document

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This is the 18 November 2014 W3C Working Group Note of Fullscreen.

This document was jointly produced by the Web Applications Working Group and the CSS Working Group. The Web Applications Working Group is part of the Rich Web Clients Activity and the CSS Working Group is part of the Style Activity. Both of these Working Groups are part of the the W3C Interaction Domain.

Work on this document has been discontinued and it should not be referenced or used as a basis for implementation. At the time this document was published, the WHATWG was working on a Fullscreen API specification.

Comments related to the API part of this document should be sent to the public-webapps mail list (archived) with a subject header of [fullscreen] and comments related to the rendering part of this document should be sent to the www-style mail list (archived) with a subject header of [fullscreen]. Alternatively, file a bug.

Publication as a Working Group Note does not imply endorsement by the W3C Membership. This is a draft document and may be updated, replaced or obsoleted by other documents at any time. It is inappropriate to cite this document as other than work in progress.

This document was produced by groups operating under the 5 February 2004 W3C Patent Policy. W3C maintains a public list of any patent disclosures (WebApps) and a public list of any patent disclosures (CSS) made in connection with the deliverables of each group; these pages also include instructions for disclosing a patent. An individual who has actual knowledge of a patent which the individual believes contains Essential Claim(s) must disclose the information in accordance with section 6 of the W3C Patent Policy.

This document is governed by the 14 October 2005 W3C Process Document.