[PATCH v5 6/6] line-range-highlight: copy URL to clipboard UI

Andy Green andy at warmcat.com
Thu Jun 28 01:38:45 CEST 2018

On 06/28/2018 07:30 AM, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 1:24 AM Andy Green <andy at warmcat.com> wrote:
>> Can you help me understand what is "clearly superior" and "right way"
>> about the [...] menu in github?
>> Since you seem to be asking me to implement it?
>> What put me off it was there's only one useful option on it, and it
>> requires and extra click.
> I think we should have all three of github's options -- copying the
> range, copying a permalink to it, and a simple link to git blame. If
> you think that's too arduous and only really care about copying, then

I do care about general alignment with github.  I want to replace github 
with this as far as it goes.

> instead of [...] in the menu you can just put 📋 (or whatever other
> glyph) as a small icon inside the range, as opposed to a large
> slow-fading side link. Though, I still think the menu is better than
> 📋, because with 📋 it's still unclear what precisely is being copied.

That's true... I used it the other day and even I got the impression it 
would copy the highlit region.

OK I will look at the whole burger menu thing.


> Jason

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