ports/103529: www/seamonkey: enable SVG and Pango font rendering support.

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at cox.net
Sat Mar 24 17:16:11 UTC 2007

On Sat, 24 Mar 2007 12:00:16 -0500, Thierry Thomas <thierry at FreeBSD.org>  

> The following reply was made to PR ports/103529; it has been noted by  
> From: Thierry Thomas <thierry at FreeBSD.org>
> To: Jeremy Messenger <mezz at FreeBSD.org>
> Cc: gnome at FreeBSD.org, FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
> Subject: Re: ports/103529: www/seamonkey: enable SVG and Pango font  
> rendering support.
> Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2007 17:57:54 +0100
>  On wed 21 mar 07 at 21:07:08 +0100, Jeremy Messenger <mezz at FreeBSD.org>
>   wrote:
>  > Mark it as open, since it is only half finished. The SVG has been  
> committed,
>  > but not the pango part. ahze said that pango causes the browser to  
> get slow,
>  > so I think it should be add it as optional with disable by default.
>  >
>  > http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=103529
> It would be better to build with pango support by default, and add a
>  pkg-message to explain how to run without it when it's not needed.

I am not sure, because the 'default' is very important. Why should we make  
it more difficult for the users when their browser is very slow by  
default? 95% of people rather to have their browser to be faster. Add an  
option of enable pango support with warning of slowness is better.


> See <http://mail-index.netbsd.org/pkgsrc-users/2007/03/19/0008.html>.
> Regards,
>  --
>  Th. Thomas.

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