[Annoyances] X-Windows Copy & Paste

John Ryland jryland at trolltech.com
Thu Aug 21 06:49:03 EEST 2003

On Wednesday 20 August 2003 21:08, Giles Atkinson wrote:
> There is also a more interesting issue of usablility here.
> I have been somewhat surprised at the view that
> middle button paste is some sort of frill for experts.  Am I alone in
> finding the
> traditional X-windows actions (slice/move/click) a vastly superior user
> interface to
> the Mac/Windows slice/control-c/move/control-v, with hands moving between
> mouse and keyboard?  

There is no contradiction.
It is vastly superior and at the same time a super user feature.
It's just like a terminal, extremely powerful but will your mum use it?


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