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Re: utf8 vs iso8859-1 speed/responsiveness

On Tue, 2004-06-29 at 18:08, Pedro Fernandes Macedo wrote:
> Ow Mun Heng wrote:
> >>On Tue, 2004-06-29 at 12:29, William Hooper wrote:
> >>Tell me this:  Why is my apple slower than my original orange?  :-)
> >>    
> >>
> >So.. we're going towards the bloated concept again?
> >  
> >
> Not exactly...  The issue is the input file.
> In RH 9 , the input file probably was iso8859-1 and then it was 
> processed without any conversion , as the whole system was using 
> iso8859-1. Now in fedora  , the input file has to be converted by the 
> app to UTF8  , so this extra step means that FC will be a bit slower 
> than a native iso8859-1 system . If the system was native UTF8 and the 
> input file was also UTF8, it should be at least as fast as a native ISO 
> system.

That I can understand.
So, what I would also like to understand is how I can determine if the
input is Utf8 or iso8859-1.

I think right now, Firefox/squid  is having some issues. I'm seeing poor
performance after switching to en_US and  rebooting.

Please let me know. 

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