Fwd: Re: [Xpert]XFIXES extension proposal

Tim Jansen tim at tjansen.de
Tue Dec 3 20:29:06 GMT 2002

Maybe someone here can answer this question?

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Subject: Re: [Xpert]XFIXES extension proposal
Date: Tuesday 03 December 2002 21:10
From: Juliusz Chroboczek <jch at pps.jussieu.fr>
To: xpert at XFree86.Org

KP> Applications like the KDE 'klipper' monitor selection contents to save
KP> them and also perform actions based on them.  Right now, this happens by
KP> having these clients contantly polling the selection.

Why can't klipper take the ownership of the selection, as xclipboard
does ?

(I'm not arguing against this extension, as I think that making
client-visible state changes observable is a Good Thing.  Just idle

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