[Chugalug] Gnome planning to remove middle click copy-paste

Randy Yates lpcustom at gmail.com
Wed Aug 28 11:36:21 UTC 2013


It looks like a default setting change. If I can enable it when I want it,
I don't care what the default is. What I really missed the last time I used
Gnome was desktop icons. WTF made them remove that feature?


On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 7:09 AM, William Wade <willm.wade at gmail.com> wrote:

> I wonder how much of this is driven by the current laptop touchpad makers.
> It is really hard to get a middle click emulation working well on those, so
> the usefulness is decreased. I would also guess that some see it as a
> possible security issue. Any text you highlight is saved for some period of
> time. Perhaps these two items factor into their choice?
>
> That being said, I love my middle clicking!
>
>
> On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 11:12 AM, Lynn Dixon <boodaddy at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-settings-daemon/commit/?id=e204eddcdbfb9f8d722355fab1643330c7d10c25
>>
>> I have no idea what the idiots are doing running the Gnome project, and I
>> could not imagine the reasoning behind removing middle click copy and paste.
>>
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