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Re: Minor enhancements to Emacs packages


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Minor enhancements to Emacs packages
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2001 16:23:59 +0200

On 28 Feb 2001, Francesco Potorti` wrote:

> "Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:
> 
>    Hmm?  Could you give an example?  I think selected text _is_
>    automatically copied into the clipboard, including on Windows and the
>    Mac.
> 
> No.   On both the  Windows and  Mac platforms,  selecting is  just that:
> selection.  You  then have to  use a command  on the selection.

I thought the OP was talking about how Emacs on those platforms works.

> I am  not sure about  it, but  I would say  that Emacs ports  on systems
> other than X should take this into account.

As someone who works a lot on both types of platforms, I'd find it very 
confusing if Emacs would behave differently on each platform.  There are 
special modes to make Emacs behave like a native Windows application.



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