(OT) clipboard - was Re: panel plugin praise

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Sat Jul 30 13:25:08 CEST 2005

Gavin Chester wrote:
> I was "dissuaded" that this behaviour was an evo bug when I raised it on
> the evo list.  In fact, the behaviour is the second case you cite, ie.,
> purging clipboard when a window (open email) is closed. As stated in my
> first post, AFAIK evo is the only app I use showing this behaviour. 
> It would be nice if this was an "official" standard that I could cite to
> the evo maintainers :-(  On the other hand, the link you gave leads to
> this standard: "Inter-Client Communication Conventions Manual, Version
> 2.0, X Consortium Standard, X Version 11, Release 6" - so that's
> something I could point the evo maintainers to.  Thanks for the link and
> info, Brian and thanks Benedikt for the opinion of its "bug" status.

Well, there's


but that's more of a status report than a specification and IIRC it 
doesn't explicitly state that clients should keep ownership of CLIPBOARD.

> Gavin 


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