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Bug#277832: #277832 xterm: copy/paste of non-ISO-8859-1 characters between uxterm windows

On Mon, 20 Dec 2004, Vincent Lefevre wrote:

That's too vague for me to see how to proceed.  I suggest you create a new
(wishlist) bug report describing in detail the new functionality which you
would like to see in xterm.  An accompanying patch (which doesn't modify
the existing mechanism) would be appreciated.

Perhaps the way that gnome-terminal behaves, for instance.

hmm - I hadn't noticed, but a check shows that gnome-terminal does appear
to distinguish between the highlighting and the selection: it clears the
highlighting when clicking in the window, but a paste from primary does

That's doable - I'll have to think about what's involved in making it work.

Thomas E. Dickey

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