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Re: Context menus and mouse-3

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Context menus and mouse-3
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 09:51:49 +0300

> From: Juri Linkov <juri@linkov.net>
> Cc: monnier@iro.umontreal.ca,  philipk@posteo.net,  rms@gnu.org,
>   spacibba@aol.com,  emacs-devel@gnu.org,  arthur.miller@live.com,
>   dgutov@yandex.ru,  ghe@sdf.org,  drew.adams@oracle.com
> Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 01:28:30 +0300
> Another necessary change to emulate the behavior of modern apps is
> to rebind mouse-save-then-kill to S-mouse-1.
> Maybe it's possible to add a delay so that the current binding 
> [S-down-mouse-1]
> could pop up mouse-appearance-menu only after a delay, e.g. 450ms.
> But on releasing S-mouse-1 immediately, it could use mouse-save-then-kill
> as modern apps do.

Once again, I think lumping such different commands on the same mouse
gesture controlled by some more-or-less arbitrary timeout is not a
good UI.  We should avoid that as much as we possible can.

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