You must be joking
Posted Nov 6, 2010 21:54 UTC (Sat) by quotemstr
In reply to: You must be joking
Parent article: LPC: Life after X
Add a way to copy something multiple times in different formats, and let the program pasting it choose the type it prefers.
So instead of a singular item, you suddenly got a list or array of items. I give you that, my simple scheme before wouldn't handle this too well, unnecessarily cludgey for text if you pass the file path as text already. So instead always have a text representation (also the path in case there's nothing else), and a (hopefully usually empty) list of files.
This pushes the complexity of handling multiple types to where it belongs, while keeping the copy and paste system itself simple.
All right. Now we're arrived at a complex tagged array scheme with server-managed copying. In what specific way is this better than (or hell, different from) what we have today?
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