Scot Mc Pherson behomet at
Sat Oct 6 11:53:32 PDT 2001

In article <20011006184705.54799cfc.marc at>, "Marc Heerdink"
<marc at> wrote:

> Scot Mc Pherson sent these bits on Sat, 06 Oct 2001 12:27:34 -0400:
>> Are there any PAN experts out there? I am using PAN for my newsgroups,
>> but there are two things I don't like about it. Annd I was wondering if
>> there is anything I can do to change the behavior.
>> When I am typing, it takes a long time for the window to catch up to my
>> typing, I can type a whole page of text and PAN will be half a page
>> behind printing it to the screen. So if I BS a lot, I don't know how
>> far back it will go. YOu can see how badly I am typing right now
>> because I don't know what I am typing.
> First of all, I've seen PAN only once in my life, and that was on a
> screenshot :) so if this problem is really PAN related I can't help you.
> I think, however, that this problem is not caused by PAM but by GTK+
> instead. If you're using a heavy theme (eg many pixmaps, gradients or
> whatever) the GTK+ textboxes can be real slow (seen Glimmer? ;) A
> lighter theme (eg default) may fix this problem.... But if you're
> already using a lightweight theme, the problem lays with PAN.

Nah, this is really a PAN thing. the rest of my desktop (whihch usually
has 10 objects open at once...runns great. Oh well, thanx for the
suggestions though.

Maybe I'll have to find a new newsreader

Scot Mc Pherson
"Linux is a Journey not a Guided Tour" ~ Me
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