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Re: snarf more than one item from different X window into kill ring


From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: snarf more than one item from different X window into kill ring
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 10:34:21 -0700

Dan Jacobson wrote:
> 
> By the way, while you're at it, even for the case of regular [non -nw]
> emacs, please consider the case where I want to swipe more than one
> item from another window before finally switching to the emacs window
> to paste them in.
> 
> Even if I do
> $ echo aaa|xclip
> $ echo bbb|xclip
> only the last one is known by emacs... I wish both would be on the
> kill ring.

I agree that this would be a nice (ob.rms: useful) feature, but I think
it would be hard to implement: Emacs can always access the current contents
of the clipboard (or whatever it's called), but how could it be notified
every time the clipboard was updated by a selection in another X client?

-- 
Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden>



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