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Re: Selection changes in revno 100822

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Selection changes in revno 100822
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 01:10:03 +0900

Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:
>>> With C-y?  The fact that C-y doesn't access PRIMARY _was_ the crux of
>>> these changes, to make explicit keyboard-initiated paste operation
>>> access the clipboard instead.
>> How bout providing a separate command to paste PRIMARY?  (Does any other
>> X app provides a way to paste PRIMARY with the keyboard?  I'm not aware
>> of any.)
> I don't think other X apps are generally a very good guide for "how to
> work with the keyboard"...

Also note that this is my _most_ common way of operating... I select
some text in another app with the mouse, then do C-y in emacs to paste
it... (with the appropriate defaults changed to make it possible of


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