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Swipe gestures are not native to the web

Vasilis van Gemert on swiping versus scrolling on the web: > It seems like swiping is considered to be extremely cool. Scrolling, on the other hand, not so much. I understand that new stuff is exciting, and I also understand that new stuff has to be investigated. But I believe that as of today we can safely assume that swiping is not native to the web. […] More and more browsers start using swipe gestures to navigate to the previous and next pages in the user’s history.

Spot on.

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