On Fri, 2004-05-21 at 12:22, Troy Dawson wrote: > This was discussed earlier in the thread "Performance tuning the Fedora > Desktop". I think Warren had the real explanation, though I'm certain there > could be others. > ----------- > In FC2 things have changed for the worse for gnome-terminal performance, where > it has become far worse than both konsole and xterm. A GNOME developer > explained to me that was the trade-off necessary in making gnome-terminal able > to display unicode characters with pango. Yeah but most of this performance hit comes from displaying large amounts of text, not just starting up and displaying your shell prompt.
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