[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #55988: touchStart events should be passive

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#55988: touchStart events should be passive
 Reporter:  joostdevalk              |      Owner:  joostdevalk
     Type:  enhancement              |     Status:  assigned
 Priority:  normal                   |  Milestone:  6.0.1
Component:  Comments                 |    Version:
 Severity:  normal                   |   Keywords:  has-patch
  Focuses:  javascript, performance  |
 Browsers can't know if an event listener, like `touchStart` will prevent
 scrolling, so they always wait for the listener to finish executing before
 scrolling the page. Making them passive allows for scrolling to continue

 See [https://web.dev/uses-passive-event-listeners/ this doc] for further

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/55988>
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