Bug#588785: closed by Julien Cristau <email@example.com> (Bug#588785: fixed in xterm 268-1)
On Sat, 12 Feb 2011, Timo Juhani Lindfors wrote:
Thomas Dickey <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
well, I did respond, in comment #108. Clicking with the mouse cleared
the selection because that triggers the start-select action.
Hmm yes, I remember you said that xterm "could be modified to _not_
clear its selection until something like a select-end or
copy-selection asked for the selection data." but does xterm 268-1
actually do that?
no - I was commenting that it might be possible, but that was to suggest
further discussion on how that feature might be designed.
Thomas E. Dickey