Firebird 0.7 and the keyboard; c&p to FB from Evolution

Mike Patterson mpatters at
Wed Oct 22 20:16:22 PDT 2003

Tijl Coosemans wrote:

> On Wed, 22 Oct 2003 14:41:58 -0700, David Thiel wrote:
>>On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 05:29:02PM -0400, Mike Patterson wrote:
>>>Interesting - I'd tried that already, but not with another window in
>>>the same workspace (I use WindowMaker).  Opening up an xterm in the
>>>same workspace as FB, then giving it focus and typing some stuff,
>>>then moving back to FB, worked ok; nothing else seems to.
>>>Oh well, thanks!  This is perhaps a WM problem, rather than
>>>something strictly FB.
>>Nope, I've seen it in fluxbox and openbox as well, with both Mozilla
>>and Firebird.
> Yes and I have it with pekwm, usually after some workspace switching. I
> haven't noticed the problem yet with the gtk12 version I'm running now
> though, so perhaps it's gtk2 related?

That may explain the problems with c&p that I'm seeing from evo as well? 
  I don't know, I use very few gtk apps.  If I open up the same email in 
a web-based mail client, I can c&p no problem, just going from evo to 
the browser causes issues (tries to smoosh the entire email into one line).


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