[Chugalug] Gnome planning to remove middle click copy-paste
daworm at gmail.com
Wed Aug 28 14:08:07 UTC 2013
So, what does middle click even do? I've never used it (I was weened on
two button mice, the middle is just a scroll wheel to me).
On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 7:36 AM, Randy Yates <lpcustom at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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:
>>> 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
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