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Re: Bracketed pasting nano 4.8

From: Benno Schulenberg
Subject: Re: Bracketed pasting nano 4.8
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 14:34:09 +0100
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Op 19-03-2020 om 09:29 schreef Benno Schulenberg:
> It seems that some terminal emulators, when pasting, will feed the exact 
> contents
> of the clipboard to whatever program is running in the terminal.  That is, if 
> the
> clipboard contains multiple lines (each terminated with a LF character), it 
> will
> feed these linefeeds unchanged to the running program.  This is strange.  When
> the user *types* multiple lines, they don't type ^J at the end of each line, 
> they
> type <Enter>.  And <Enter> is ^M.  So if a terminal emulator wants to paste
> something into a running program, it should simulate the *typing* of the 
> pasted
> text: it should translate LF to CR

To humor the users of crude emulators, nano will now accept ^J as
a synonym of ^M during a bracketed paste.


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