Re: [Patch] A clipboard daemon for gnome-settings-daemon

On Saturday 06 September 2003 14:56, Mario Vukelic wrote:
> Well, I'm completely clueless as far as this goes. I'm strictly speaking
> from a user's POV and in this case I'm not at all interested in the
> underlying tech. I love left-click copying and middle-click pasting of
> text in X. I miss it a lot in Win. But the fact that, regardless of the
> underlying mechanism supporting it, everything else in the X clipboard
> (or the apps# use of it, doesn't matter to the user) sucks hard in the
> user experience compared to what I'm used to in win annoys me. And I'm
> not even an X basher at all

The problem is that no application takes advantage of the feature, not that 
the mechanism itself is broken. Applications has to explicitly use this 
feature or it won't work. This is true on any platform, not just Linux/X.

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