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Re: Improving X selection?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Improving X selection?
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2008 09:41:47 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> Do you mean as a customization telling select-active-regions not to
> use kill-ring-save but rather its own call to
> interprogram-cut-function with the locally rebound
> x-select-enable-clipboard*? Or telling kill-ring-save to not use the
> kill ring (heh)?

Not sure how I'd use it, I'd have to look more carefully at the code.
But maybe it would be a simple var used for let-binding, and not
a defcustom.

> I still think an interprogram-select/insert-function is simpler.
> Selection and insertion are plain different interprogram operations to
> cut/copy and paste after all.  In fact, outside X11, they're not even
> interprogram operations.

I don't think you understand that interprogram-*-function are low-level
variables used to dispatch to the appropriate backend (mac/X/w32/...).


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