[Bug 21202] Re: firefox doesn't work with gtk clipboard management

Saïvann Carignan oxmosys at gmail.com
Mon Feb 18 20:25:16 UTC 2008

Jackflap : I agree with you that we should all work to make things "just
working" and that this new standard is a bit frustrating, but all OS
have their own specifications for everything. The freedesktop
specifications already had some modifications in the past and all apps
fixed quickly to comply. These standards modifications does not happen
often but apps must follow these specifications in order to work
correctly. The standard must exist in the sense that if it would not
exist, no apps would be able to use clipboard at all. If we expect
clipboard to exist in Linux, there must be a respected standard like in
any other OS. I think that it's pretty faster to fix this little problem
in all apps than integrating a special clipboard manager but I might be

firefox doesn't work with gtk clipboard management
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