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Tue, 03 Mar 2009 18:33:00 +0900
GNU Emacs 22.214.171.124 (x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.14.7) of
2009-03-03 on dhlpc061
If I do C-h v x-select-enable-clipboard RET, it says that variable comes
from the file .../x-win.el; and if look at the definition (following the
hyperlink in *Help*), indeed I see:
(defcustom x-select-enable-clipboard nil
"Non-nil means cutting and pasting uses the clipboard.
This is in addition to, but in preference to, the primary selection."
Ok, great -- however the docstring given in *Help*, is _different_! It says:
x-select-enable-clipboard is a variable defined in `x-win.el'.
Its value is t
Non-nil means cutting and pasting uses the clipboard.
This is the default on this system, since MS-Windows does not
support other types of selections.
That seems to be the docstring meant for MS windows, ... dunno how that
got in there...
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