GNU bug report logs - #41168
Add variable to limit save-interprogram-paste-before-kill by size

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Package: emacs; Severity: wishlist; Reported by: ndame <ndame@HIDDEN>; dated Sun, 10 May 2020 08:57:02 UTC; Maintainer for emacs is bug-gnu-emacs@HIDDEN.
Severity set to 'wishlist' from 'normal' Request was from Noam Postavsky <npostavs@HIDDEN> to control <at> debbugs.gnu.org. Full text available.

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Subject: Re: bug#41168: Add variable to limit
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> Date: Sun, 10 May 2020 08:56:40 +0000
> From: ndame via "Bug reports for GNU Emacs,
>  the Swiss army knife of text editors" <bug-gnu-emacs@HIDDEN>
> 
> How about a variable which allows the user to limit the size of data saved on the kill ring? Data larger than
> the limit is not copied.
> 
> save-interprogram-paste-before-kill  itself could specify this limit. If it's not t but a number then it's the limit as
> number of bytes or maybe kilobytes, because I imagine the user sets such a limit to at least a few hundred
> kilobytes or higher.

Sounds like a good idea.  Would you like to propose a patch along
these lines?




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