[Thunar-dev] two features request
benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Wed Jul 26 14:57:32 CEST 2006
Jaap Karssenberg wrote:
>>>Going off topic here since the paste behavior of the terminal has
>>>nothing to do with thunar, but....
>>>Why would it be inconsistent for a program to parse the text/uri-list
>>>before pasting !? I think in all cases a terminal should replace the
>>>\r\n sequences with spaces before pasting, this is the only sensible
>>>thing to do for a terminal to paste text/uri-list. On the other hand,
>>>when the terminal does _not_ use text/uri-list and the copy-paste target
>>>defaults to text/plain (I assume that thunar can copy/past text/plain
>>>targets ?) than it should paste the text "as is" -- after all we might
>>>try to paste to an editor in the terminal.
>>Inconsistent in that for text/uri-list with only one URI the \r\n's
>>would be removed, while with multiple URIs the \r\n's would remain.
> As I stated in the previous email I would expect that a terminal
> emulator when it recieves a list of uris in text/uri-list format
> replaces _all_ occurences of \r\n with a white space. I would also
> expect the terminal to conver file:// uris to normal paths and apply
> quotes when needed, since most command line programs do not support
> uris. If the terminal does not do this I would file that as a bug.
> Pasting file uris in a terminal directly followed by a \r\n doesn't make
> sense -- I can't even think of a case where that would be useful at all.
> Anyway, of topic, so I leave it at this.
Well, file a feature request to Terminal. I'll look into this later.
> -- Jaap <pardus at cpan>
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