- From: Vlad Harchev <hvv hippo ru>
- To: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>
- Cc: Alexey Semenov <swajj yahoo com>, gtk-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: pointer/etc
- Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 22:40:31 +0500 (SAMST)
On 12 Oct 2001, Havoc Pennington wrote:
Yes, I knew that - just didn't mention in order not to confuse Alexey.
Anyway, it seems no gtk (and moreover qt) program utilizes more than 2
selections (primary and clipboard).
> Vlad Harchev <hvv hippo ru> writes:
> > There are 2 selections in X (accessible by user) - primary and secondary.
> > Primary is when you Ctrl-C something in some app, secondary contains the text
> > you just select with mouse. Add to that that Qt selection support is broken
> > horribly (may be you are testing with some Qt app).
> There's an infinite number of selections, three are in the ICCCM:
> - PRIMARY - currently selection
> - SECONDARY - useless
> - CLIPBOARD - clipboard
> See http://www.freedesktop.org/standards/clipboards.txt
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