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Re: emacs -nw: share mouse cut & pastes from other X windows


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: emacs -nw: share mouse cut & pastes from other X windows
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2002 09:51:35 +0200

> From: David desJardins <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.bug
> Date: 11 Jan 2002 16:16:10 -0800
> 
> It would have been possible (and much, much preferable, in
> my view), to add a new mechanism for Emacs to interact with the X cut
> buffer, instead of changing the behavior of the kill ring.

I believe this interaction works as it does now because most X users
expect the selections to work in Emacs as they do in other X
applications, and because we don't want users to reach for the mouse
when they type in Emacs.



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