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I experienced the same problem here (37.0.2, Linux).

I also think a few screenshots would be nice; I rarely click on a video when commuting, especially if I don't have my earphones.

With that said I think this is a fantastic product idea.

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Strange, I have the same Firefox on a Ubuntu 12.04 and the video plays. Did they fix it in the last 3 hours or did I install some uncommon codec?

This is the direct URL to the video https://d3j28ekqdam5rw.cloudfront.net/assets/slinky_demo-4c0...

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It's a developer's problem.

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Well, they do seem to keep human numbers in check to some degree.

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I always understood that human numbers in less developed areas actually increase because other forces (disease, poverty, mosquitoes?) try to keep them in check.

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You mean as the function gets expanded into several bald little angels, right? :)

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One of the nice things about Erlang is that the actor model isn't just a library.

EDIT: actors -> the actor model

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Naturally. Actor model as a library is a design pattern. Design patterns are merely patches for missing language features - for better or worth.

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> Actor model as a library is a design pattern. Design patterns are merely patches for missing language features

In the sense in which it is accurate to say that "design patterns are merely patches for missing language features" -- that is, design patterns that are applied as code templates -- anything that can be implemented once as a library is not a design pattern in the language where that is possible.

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You can get rid of the global variable by testing the actual settings instead:

    function! NumberToggle()
        if (!&number && !&relativenumber)
            set number
            set norelativenumber
        elseif (&number && !&relativenumber)
            set relativenumber
        else
            set nonumber
            set norelativenumber
        endif
        set foldcolumn=0
    endfunc

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Thanks! It was my first attempt writing a vim function, so wasn't exactly sure. This looks much better.

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They also created an operative system (sure, it builds on existing tech but they added a lot more than just fluff).

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I liked this one:

http://www.graphicology.com/blog/2010/1/11/280-a-practical-y...

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I'm just an echo here, but this is a great - and much appreciated - initiative! Thank you for taking the time to compile this list.

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Heroku and GitHub were the first two that crossed my mind.

And they're "against it" in my interpretation of the idea.

Having said that, they do facilitate adding stuff to the first list (i.e. they are utilized by startups building services that do something in the real world).

EDIT: Added clarification of my cryptic reference to the "first list".

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I think that github, heroku and others are simply positioned as providing services which the start ups who are "eating the world" are utilizing.

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Yeah, that's what I meant by the last sentence :)

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