Inserting the PRIMARY selection

I would like to have a way to insert the PRIMARY selection into a
GtkEntry/GtkTextView using only the keyboard. I commonly use a laptop
that only has two buttons, and trying to press them simultaneously can
be difficult at times.

I think most terminal applications will paste the PRIMARY selection when
the user presses Shift-Insert, however GTK+ inserts the CLIPBOARD
instead. I know inserting CLIPBOARD is consistent with Win32 and with
some ideas about of how X11 is supposed to work [1], but it's also makes
GTK+ applications inconsistent with most terminal applications.

Anyway, I was wondering if the GTK+ developers would be open to making
the selection used by Shift-Insert configurable? I'll volunteer to write
the code, but I don't want too if it's going to get rejected right off.


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