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foser <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> On Wed, 2004-01-21 at 21:01, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> > Since avenj was too lazy to subscribe =P :
> > <avenj> wasn't there some kind of potential performance hit there?
> > <avenj> i thought i was thinking someone thought part of the issue with
> > RH's performance was utf8 default, but now i'm thinking i'm not sure
> You don't mean python's alleged performance hit (this got shortly
> discussed on -dev by lqx) ? To attribute a full systems performance to
> UTF-8 sounds far fetched to me. Anyway, the benefits likely outclass
> performance loss.
utf8 will have to be chosen as default one day. we need to use it asap
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