ports/103529: www/seamonkey: enable SVG and Pango font
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>
> > Mark it as open, since it is only half finished. The SVG has been
> > 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>.
> Th. Thomas.
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