Re: [dev] [surf] next release

From: Peter John Hartman <>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 11:04:48 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 21 Oct 2009, Anselm R Garbe wrote:

> 2009/10/21 pancake <>:
>> I always use shift+insert or middleclick for pasting, what's the unix way to
>> paste?
>> ^p is already supported in surf, and mozilla load pages if you paste them in
>> the
>> web which is the 'correct' one? :)
>> And yeah i didn't mention ^C^V because I never use them and can break other
>> keybindings of the underlying app. Like the unix-editing for textentries on
>> gtk
>> apps, because ^W is the default keybinding for closing windows on Gnome
>> apps.
> In dmenu we don't need to worry about other apps, because dmenu grabs
> the keyboard and during the time until ungrabbing it we can override
> any key combination we like. That's why I propose having a Key
> interface in dmenu like in dwm that can be used to execute a command
> to insert at current text position and good is. I prefer ^p to
> Shift-Insert by default.
> Kind regards,
> Anselm

Ctl-p is fine by me as long as it is established in config.h (i.e.\ as long as the user has
an easy chance at over-riding it).

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