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Re: Improving X selection?

From: David Hansen
Subject: Re: Improving X selection?
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2008 09:41:25 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, 30 Aug 2008 05:08:29 +0100 David De La Harpe Golden wrote:

> David Hansen wrote:
>> Would it be possible / desirable that emacs kill-ring somehow cooperates
>> with these tools?
> Well, they are somewhat like the kill-ring.... There's no existing
> standard api* for generally accesing them though AFAIK, and it's not
> immediately clear to me how you would mesh them if you wanted to.

Well, the idea of having some global emacs kill ring is just so nice but
probably naive.

> * FWIW, one can easily extract clipboard history items from KDE 3.x
> klipper with it's dcop API e.g.  at the command-line,
> dcop klipper klipper getClipboardHistoryMenu
> - but other clipboard manager daemons presumably don't support that.

Maybe worth a look.  I'll do some reading myself.  Thanks,


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