Selecting large amounts of webpage results in corrupt pastes

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
13 years ago

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(Reporter: bugzilla20071228, Unassigned)

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-AU; rv:1.8a2) Gecko/20040602
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-AU; rv:1.8a2) Gecko/20040602

When selecting large amounts of webpage, more often then not the paste (in an
xterm for eg) becomes corrupted, usually resulting in just a single char (0-255)
being pasted.

Reproducible: Sometimes
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Load website
2. Select large section of it
3. Paste outside of mozilla

Actual Results:  
A single character, not relating to the content of the selection is pasted.

Expected Results:  
The selection be pasted.

I'm not using KDE or Gnome. It's just XFree 4.3.0 and afterstep as the window
manager. Am pasting into an xterm.
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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