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Re: Firefox performance on Fedora vs Win32

On 7/13/06, n0dalus <n0dalus+redhat gmail com> wrote:
This could be because I just restarted firefox, but it really does
seem faster with MOZ_DISABLE_PANGO=1. In addition, I can't tell any
difference; what exactly does pango do in Firefox (text spacing does
seem a little different)?

Pango provides support for complex language writing systems -- the
ones that require extensive character manipulation. Compare this page
with and without pango, if you have indian fonts :


(you will need some indic fonts installed to see the difference, like

If you do not need to deal with complex scripts, then you can safely
disable pango with no ill effects.

Konstantin Ryabitsev
Montréal, Québec

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