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Re: Galeon not to be in Woody?



On Thu, Apr 11, 2002 at 11:08:06AM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> >      * #142317: mozilla-browser: strange middlemouse behavior leads to
> >        security problem
> >        Package: mozilla-browser; Severity: grave; Reported by: "C. Scott
> >        Ananian" <cananian@lm.lcs.mit.edu>; Tags: security.

> So are there any objections if I clone this bug and reassign the grave
> clones to xchat, ssh, vim, lftp, galeon, ytalk, etc? I've found that
> middle-clicking into these programs frequently "causes the user's
> private data in the clipboard to be accidentally sent across the
> network". D'oh.

Actually, I've found that xchat has rather nice handling of text 
pasting, in that it converts newlines into soft-returns so that you can 
review your paste before accidentally sending it across the network. ;)

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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