The GNOME developers are preparing something that will get Linux users to reach for the pitchforks and take justice into their own hands.
Not everyone was happy about the decision to remove right-clicking on the GNOME desktop, but people adapted by circumventing this “feature”.
The GNOME developers now plan to remove the middle-click as a paste option and replace it with something a lot less bourgeois. According to a commit on this matter, it will be used to “start selections, and provide text contextual menus (such as word definitions, sharing, etc.).”