Subject: Re: is vi(1)'s autoindent the right default behaviour?
To: Igor Sobrado <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/09/2005 13:20:41
> > On Mon, 09 May 2005 10:14:27 +0200, Igor Sobrado wrote:
> > 
> > > I was not sure about the right behaviour for vi(1).  I guess I am too
> > > used to xclipboard(1) --- by the way, both xclipboard(1) and xmh(1) are
> > > a broken since XFree86 4.x, I hope these commands will be fixed in
> > 
> > I certainly used xclipboard with XFree86 4.x . How is it broken?
> Hello, Pavel.
> When running other X servers (Solaris' Xsun, IRIX's Xsgi, HP-UX's one,
> and XFree86 3.x) there are two scrollbars in xclipboard(1) that appear
> IF the text copied is longer than the xclipboard(1) window size.  There
> are no scrollbars (either vertical or horizontal ones) in XFree86 4.x's
> xclipboard(1) even if the text copied is too large to fit on the
> current clipboard window.  On these X Window System servers, there is

You are right. I even noticed this before, but didn't find it annoying
enough to care. I don't think that this is an X server problem. Xfree86 is
a complete X Window System, not only the server. So the client or the
Athena library got broken IMHO.

Bye	Pavel