Re: Discontinuation of GNOME Clipboard Manager

On Fri, 2004-03-26 at 09:53, Philip Van Hoof wrote:
> Dear all,
> Yesterday I decided to stop any future development of the GNOME
> Clipboard Manager and I will not recommend anybody picking it up.
> The Clipboard of X has historically been broken and people expected
> GNOME Clipboard Manager to fix problems in the Clipboard of X.
> It's not the responsibility of a GNOME application to try doing this and
> to be honest is GCM (a.k.a. GNOME Clipboard Manager) not very good at
> this at all. 
> To have a history of your Clipboard, one has to steal every Clipboard
> ever set from the applications setting Clipboards.
I would be interested in your opinion of the clipboard situation if we
ignore clipboard history. I don't personally think that a clipboard
history is worth worrying about very much.

Murray Cumming
murrayc murrayc com

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