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Re: `M-x yank-media'

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: `M-x yank-media'
Date: Sun, 07 Nov 2021 14:45:00 +0100
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Po Lu <luangruo@yahoo.com> writes:

> I think that when trying to put media into a selection, non-X systems
> tend to just put a link (such as a filename, or an inode number) to
> some file containing the contents of the media into the clipboard as
> plain text.

I see.  Well, we can work with that, probably -- does the file typically
contain any metadata that says what it is?  (I.e., whether it's a PNG or
HTML or whatever.)

> AFAIK, though, these other systems just define something similar to cut
> buffers.

What's a cut buffer?

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