Steven Sroka sroka.steven at gmail.com
Mon May 16 23:12:08 BST 2011

On 16 May 2011 14:16, Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at> wrote:
> On Monday, 2011-05-16, Shaun Reich wrote:
>> On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 1:16 PM, Andreas Pakulat <apaku at gmx.de> wrote:
>> so I have to wonder wether the standard
>> > copy/paste actions still work and selection via keyboard.
>> I don't think e.g. ctrl-c, v, works  globally between different
>> applications. Which is actually mostly why klipper is pretty much
>> necessary.
> As Esben said, clipboards are provided by X11, Klipper adds functionality on
> top of that.

This is why I think Klipper should be separate from kdebase-workspace.
It adds functionality but not exactly _core_ functionality.

>> This is only "necessary" on X11. So yes, I suppose for modularization
>> efforts, klipper is sort of a dead weight and more of an extra app
>> kind of thing just trying to overcome X's brokenness. On Windows, Mac,
>> and toasters everywhere, it isn't necessary and doesn't make a whole
>> lot of sense imo.
>> That isn't to say that it isn't a useful app, naturally it is. Just
>> one that I feel is not core to non-X11 platforms.
> Which is why it is in kdebase-workspace and not in runtime or apps.
> Cheers,
> Kevin
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