Marek Bajon wrote:
3. Copy selected area to "clipboard"
Here is a question mark - what clipboard to use? I decided to use a file
called .tn5250sel in user's home directory. This allow to share the
clipboard with all tn5250 sessions of the user. What you think? A second
step would be inserting our selection to X clipboard to allow pasting to
other apps.

Just copy it to the X "clipboard" so clicking with the middle mouse button in any app works fine. IOW, highlight with left button in one app and click with middle button in another should copy whatever was highlighted into the second app. Don't break people's expectations. Don't require pressing any keys. Don't make it like MS windows. It already works, so I'm not sure what you're changing? Maybe just what can be selected?


4. Paste copied selection
Pasting of previously copied rectangular region is possible at cursor's
position. If pasted data fells out of editable field - it is dropped.

How is this different than how it already works besides dropping data that doesn't fit? Do we want to drop data that doesn't fit?


5. Crosshair in xterm
In a future I would try to hack xterm to allow nice crosshair display. Maybe
we could even convince xfree86 developers to include our hack in official
distro :)

Maybe. But since I can't stand crosshairs I don't miss them ;)


I should have all these changes done by week end. How should I share them?
Where should I send pathes?

Send them inline to this list. If the patches are very large, put them on a webpage somewhere and provide the url.


James Rich


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