[haiku-development] Re: app_server flag fixes

  • From: "Jorge G. Mare" <koki@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2009 19:08:23

> On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 8:38 PM, Chris Roberts <cpr420@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > I would argue that terminal should have the ability to be exempt
> > from
> > the normal rules because it is a special case.  It provides a
> > completely unique way of interfacing with the system that is totally
> > different from the gui.
> >
> While this is by and large a good point, I would have to argue that
> copy/paste should be the one exception to the exception. Being
> text-based, the one and only action I'm likely to do with a terminal
> that interacts with the rest of the GUI is copying text out of it or
> pasting text in. As such it frustrates me enormously on just about
> every OS/desktop environment I've used that I have to remember a
> different shortcut for that for the terminal since it's the only case
> where I *do* want it to be consistent with the rest of the system.



Jorge/aka Koki

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