New clipboard proposal
mclasen at redhat.com
Tue Jan 4 17:03:25 EET 2005
On Tue, 2005-01-04 at 15:47 +0100, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> I can imagine two other solutions.
> A selection owner who likes to have its selection persist could ask the user
> on exit if she wants the selection to remain and in this case start a small
> selection handler that can convert the data but does not need to provide any
> means of data manipulation.
> My guess is that this is something Microsoft's Office is doing when it asks if
> you want to keep your clipboard.
I hope you are aware that this solution has already been implemented
in GTK, see http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Standards/clipboard-manager-
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