On touchscreen phones, the touch action is a frightfully complicated one, since it can mean several things. Users may touch their phone because they want to click a link, because they want to scroll, or because they want to zoom. Handling these various use cases correctly is what distinguishes a good touchscreen phone from a bad one.
Finally we’ll take a brief look to see what the future holds in terms of touch actions.
Peter-Paul Koch (NL)
mobile platform strategist at QuirksMode.org
Peter-Paul Koch is a mobile platform strategist, consultant, and trainer in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He concentrates on Web technologies, mobile websites, and W3C Widgets.
On the Web he is universally known as ppk.
He feels like Caesar when he talks about himself in the third person, but he will not conquer Gaul. More importantly, he will not write his memoirs in Latin.