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Bug#241717: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=241717

On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 06:43:30AM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> hmm - no: you're confusing the mouse pointer and the text cursor.
> Let's settle on using the terminology in the xterm manpage.

Just a minor point here...

In the submitter's defense, the xterm manpage does sometimes use
"pointer", and sometimes uses "mouse".

I suggest changing "mouse" to "pointer" everywhere.

% MANWIDTH=75 man -Tascii xterm | egrep -1 'mouse'

       Xterm allows character-based applications to receive mouse events (cur-
       rently button-press and release events, and  button-motion  events)  as
               ors:  the vt100 foreground and background colors, the text cur-
               sor color, the mouse cursor foreground and  background  colors,
               the  Tektronix  emulator  foreground and background colors, and
       highlightSelection (class HighlightSelection)
               If ``false'', selecting with the mouse highlights all positions
               on  the  screen  between the beginning of the selection and the
       Clicking  the  middle mouse button twice in rapid succession will cause
       all characters of the same class (e.g., letters, white space,  punctua-
               the  third parameter mouse is given, the action is ignored when
               mouse reporting is enabled.

The second case is probably the most potentially confusing in this context.

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