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Re: Improving X selection?

From: David Hansen
Subject: Re: Improving X selection?
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2008 10:41:36 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

On Tue, 26 Aug 2008 09:03:23 +0100 David De La Harpe Golden wrote:

> David Hansen wrote:
>> I just thought that using "Shift+Insert" for *clipboard* operations may
>> make things even worse.  AFAIK it's the default for GTK+ apps and some
>> other X apps to paste the *selection*.
> Shift-insert seems to be pasting clipboard, not primary on gtk+ 2.x apps
> on my system (tested gimp, gedit), just like C-v in those apps.
> (They paste primary with middle click).  It's possible gtk 1.x is
> different, but I don't have any gtk 1.x apps handy to test...

OK, you are right (just greped the gtk2 src).  Seems to be some
configuration here I'm not aware of.  Then just forget about my
objections and go ahead.


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