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Re: utf8 vs iso8859-1 speed/responsiveness



Ow Mun Heng said:
> On Tue, 2004-06-29 at 12:00, Hideki Hiura wrote:
> 
>>> From: Ow Mun Heng <Ow Mun Heng wdc com>
>>> Anyone knows how to tweak this parameter to say iso8859-1 via a proc
>>> or a sysconfig interface/file? Does the change actually make a
>>> difference?
>> 
>> It probably depend on application...modern toolkits such as gtk+ use
>> UTF-8 as internal encoding so changing external encoding from UTF-8 to
>> iso8859-1 actually add extra step to convert UTF-8 to/from iso8859-1 upon
>> I/O.
>> 
> Well... then tell me this..
> 
> 
> how come FC2 seems(IS) slower compared to my original RH9 install. I was
> using iso8859-1 then and utf8 now.

Different kernel version
Different Gnome version
Different KDE version
Different compiler used
etc., etc.

Tell me this:  Why is my apple slower than my original orange?  :-)

-- 
William Hooper




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