[feature proposal] save selection in CUT_BUFFER0 on close
schmorp at schmorp.de
Sat Jan 20 16:00:12 CET 2007
On Sat, Jan 20, 2007 at 02:40:08PM +0100, Andrei Paskevich <andrei at capet.iut-fbleau.fr> wrote:
> selections in CUT_BUFFER (not on close, but every time something is
> selected). I would not qualify this as a bug of urxvt, since my GUI
Cut buffers are obsolete and can only reliably store latin1. I will not
implement support for cut buffers for those reasons, as you can always use
rxvt for that (it supports latin1 just fine).
> and if so, puts the selection text into CUT_BUFFER0, either as
> a UTF8_STRING or as a COMPOUND_TEXT.
This is not allowed, and will crash many programs.
> or standard rxvt window. For some reason, which I don't grasp yet,
> my xterm ignores UTF8_STRINGs in the cut buffer, though COMPOUND_TEXT
> pastes fine.
cut buffers do not support compund text or utf8_string, nor long
selections either. they should not be used in any new software.
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