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Re: Abysmal state of GTK build

From: Po Lu
Subject: Re: Abysmal state of GTK build
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2022 09:50:01 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Yilkal Argaw <yilkalargawworkneh@gmail.com> writes:

> I recently tried to investigate this issue so I configured emacs with
> the "with-x-toolkit=no" option. The thing that bothered me more than
> dated look was the fact that the mouse button behaviours (clicks
> doubleclicks and whatnot) do not work like many modern users have
> gotten used to. I am of that generation who learned computing from in
> windows 2000 era so holding the click button to navigate through menu
> entries was very confusing. I know this behaviour dates back in the
> history of X and that programs like xterm use it but I would think
> making the default might turn out to be a lot more confusing to new
> users. This behaviour is also a bit hard to use with touch pads (since
> many users just tap for clicks). I might be missing something so
> correct me if I am wrong.

Clicks and double clicks should work the same way as they do on any
other build, right?

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