[Annoyances] X-Windows Copy & Paste

Havoc Pennington hp at redhat.com
Tue Aug 19 16:58:31 EEST 2003

On Tue, Aug 19, 2003 at 02:51:15AM -0700, John Meacham wrote: 
> obliterating the CLIPBOARD only is bad (as in destructive) when one can
> usefully use the clipboard to modify the current selection. this is not
> relevant in terminal and other types of apps. 

It is relevant because the clipboard is global, not unique to the
terminal. If I copy an image in OpenOffice to the clipboard, clicking
on a terminal should not make that image vanish.


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