Where is the documentation for the clipboards?
ilan at tzirechnoy.com
Wed Jan 13 08:37:54 UTC 2021
On Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 10:56:51PM -0800, ToddAndMargo wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am not finding anything about the two clipboards over on
> Is "clipboard" the wrong keyword to search for?
1) The documentation for the X11 is the "X Window System Protocol"
not the "Xlib - C Language X Interface" .
The latter relies heavily on knowledge of the former.
2) Two clibpoard names (well, more in fact) is a convention about protocol
usage, described in the ICCCM
Also there are some practice described by fd.o specs and comments form this
at least https://www.irif.fr/~jch//software/UTF8_STRING/ and
I recommend to make some experiments (get targets, look which contains useful
data) with major toolkits and typical scenarios (non-ascii letters, files,
images) to be familiar with the ecosystem.
> Also, are there any examples out there in C land on how to read
> and write to the two clipboards?
> Many thanks,
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