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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • The following technique seems to work fine for getting text from one to the other (and back again).

    Aqua => Xfree: select text, copy (ie command-c), click in receiving X-window, then "middle click". (Probably command-click if you're a one-buttoner.)

    Xfree => Aqua: select text in X-window. Click in aqua window and command-v (ie "paste").

    Easier to do than to write! Dunno if it's universal, but it worked in the apps that I tried.

    Oh yeah, the terminal *is* decidedly funky, for reasons beyond font probl
    • That's not working for me in XDarwin running xchat. I can't copy and paste in either direction. I tried every key + click combo I could think of.

      I wonder if it would be possible to port Konsole to OSX native. It would be a chore, but heck, if they can do OpenOffice, they can do Konsole.

  • Carbon is not "a MacOS9 app with an OSX wrapper." And not just because there is no such thing as MacOS, let alone MacOS9, nor OSX (no, I won't shut up about it [perl.org] :). Carbon is first-class citizen on Mac OS X, and a Carbon app is, by definition, a native Mac OS X app. However, that's not to say that Carbon doesn't have problems that Cocoa doesn't have, and Cocoa can take more advantage of Mac OS X features than Carbon can.

    But it's not accurate to say that Carbon is "Mac OS" and Cocoa is "Mac OS X." Both C