User gesture for touch scrolling (removed)

No longer allow opening pop-ups (and other sensitive operations) to occur during input events which represent a touch scroll. In particular, touchstart and touchmove listeners now never have a user gesture. touchend listeners do have a user gesture unless the user was scrolling / pinching. Builds on




Working draft or equivalent

Status in Chromium


Removed (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 56
  • Chrome for Android release 56
  • Android WebView release 56

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

  • No public signals
  • No public signals
  • Shipped
  • No signals


Last updated on 2017-06-14