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Re: [Emacs-diffs] /srv/bzr/emacs/trunk r102057: Make all 3 copies of x-s

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] /srv/bzr/emacs/trunk r102057: Make all 3 copies of x-select-enable-clipboard have the same doc.
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 15:47:32 -0400
User-agent: Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)

Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> When I revived the MS-DOS port 2 years ago, I had a good reason not to
> load common-win.el.  I tried, and it caused trouble, so I removed it
> from loadup.el and left behind a comment (which admittedly lacks
> details).  

It was a helpful comment. More than the nextstep port has.

> I could try that again, if it's important, and report the problems
> it causes, if any are left.

I don't think it is important.

> That said, I don't understand why selection-related stuff belongs to
> *-win.el.  It has nothing to do with window systems; it's quite
> possible that text terminals will be able to access selections (and I
> understand some of them already do).  What will we do then--load
> common-win.el on a tty as well?

All this term/ stuff seems like a big mess.

> So how about finding a better home for that stuff? Like frame.el or
> mouse.el, for example?

Sounds like a good idea.

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