[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#652999: Bug#652999: xfce4-terminal: please add a way to disable (redefine?) middle click running mailto:

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Thu Dec 22 19:55:28 UTC 2011

On jeu., 2011-12-22 at 18:01 +0100, Adam Borowski wrote:
> Package: xfce4-terminal
> Version: 0.4.8-1+b1
> Severity: wishlist
> Unlike left and right mouse buttons, the middle one doesn't care about where
> the mouse is pointing.  With one exception: if the mouse happens to be on
> something that looks like an email address, in which case xfce-terminal will
> start some useless mail program.  This is infuriating, for example, when
> picking commits off a "git log", etc.
> Even if this functionality actually did something useful (instead of
> replicating double-click + switch + "compose mail" + middle click), it is
> redundant with the very first menu entry upon right-clicking the address.
> It'd be great if there was a way to disable this misfeature.
Actually, it works with any link. The fact that you call this a
misfeature doesn't make it so, and calling it like that doesn't look to
me like the best way to have it changed.
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