Unified pointer input API subsuming MouseEvent and TouchEvents which addresses several existing problems (especially on touchscreen laptops) and provides future extensibility. Intent-to-implement thread: https://groups.google.com/a/chromium.org/forum/#!topic/blink-dev/ODWmcKNQl0I This was behind a flag starting in Chrome 52.
Status in Chromium
Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:
- Chrome for desktop release 55
- Chrome for Android release 55
- Android WebView release 55
Consensus & Standardization
Last updated on 2019-12-20