[Xfce-bugs] [Bug 3954] XFCE copy paste behavior

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Fri Mar 21 04:30:33 CET 2008

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------- Comment #4 from carbonfreeze at gmail.com  2008-03-21 03:30 UTC -------
(In reply to comment #3)
> For Thunar it might be good to reassign indeed, tho I'm not sure where the
> habit to 1) open a window 2) copy 3) close the window 4) open a new window 5)
> paste, is right...

I was simply illustrating a method to reproduce the issue.

(In reply to comment #1)
Ok, but should the basic behavior of clipman (persistent clipboard) not be the
default behavior of a desktop environment? I can understand performance reasons
(garbage collection) for removing an application's clipboard contents from RAM,
but I would expect something that I placed in the clipboard to be there until I 

1). Logout
2). halt/reboot the machine
3). Replace it with something else. 

Is xorg setup so that each application has its own clipboard? Why should
cut/copy be different than the highlight-to-copy behavior of xorg (which IS

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