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Re: Pasting UTF-8 characters with bracketed-paste-magic seems broken in 5.1


On Sun, Sep 06, 2015 at 05:57:52PM +0200, Axel Beckert wrote:
> while trying to paste a git commit message after 'git commit -m "'
> using a middle click of my mouse into an uxterm, nothing happened
> anymore afterwards. The pasted text didn't display and nothing of what
> I typed showed up anymore...
> Until I pressed Ctrl-C. Then the text appeared without the prepended
> 'git commit -m "' on the commandline, plus a new prompt.
> Start a "zsh -f" in an uxterm. Any other UTF-8 capable terminal likely
> does it, too. Run the following two commands:
> autoload -Uz bracketed-paste-magic
> zle -N bracketed-paste bracketed-paste-magic
> Then type "echo ", but don't press enter. Copy an UTF-8 "ä" from
> somewhere else with the mouse and paste it after "echo ".
> Nothing will happen. Type a few words. Nothing will happen either.
> Then press Ctrl-C. The UTF-8 character and the typed words will appear
> where the "echo " had been before and you will be back at a new,
> emptied prompt.

Has nobody an idea what could cause this?

I'd be glad to see this fixed in 5.1.1 as I consider it quite annoying
(and confusing), but I have no idea what I should look for in the

		Kind regards, Axel
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