[ILUG] X clipboard weirdness
dermot at dspsrv.com
Mon Apr 19 14:07:47 IST 2004
>> The paper does exactly what it says and explains in a thousand
>> words or less how X selection works.
> In other words you can't.
Can't be bothered teaching you how to read what is a very clearly
written technical paper, is more like it. Life is defintitely too
short for that. I'd say it would take me at least a month, based
on your replies so far.
> I certainly have no intention of studying the KDE source code,
> if that is what you are suggesting.
> Life is too short.
This is the very reason why I do not think that linux on the
desktop is such a good idea. You are semi-technical, but are
still not willing to expend any effort to help yourself about
an issue which you're perfectly willing to expend effort to
This will only get worse when complete non-techies en masse
are using linux. It may be selfish, but this is going to make
my life hell wading through crud on mailing lists.
> In any case, it doesn't particularly worry me.
> I find KDE, with KMail, KNode, etc, very good
> and would recommend them to anyone.
Bugs and all.
> (I tried Gnome for a time, on religious grounds,
> but came to the conclusion it was not aimed at me.)
I'm off to add an entry to my killfile.
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