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So the review bug was a security issue but the username bug wasn't? I wonder what else the review bug affected.

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I think they did not reward me because you cannot really hurt anyone by having multiple usernames.

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What about squatting on valuable ones? But probably not a big deal unless it relates to Pages.

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Thank you for playing :) A fail handler does sound like a good idea. Control is remote control only, without audio (saves your bandwidth if you're driving your media center with this). Endless will recycle historical tracks if there are no requests.

It seems difficult to monetize such a thing (other than using affiliate links, etc). When I find a bit of spare time, I do plan to clean up the code and make it open source. Meanwhile, you could find the previous version at https://github.com/jyio/jamwithfriends

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Yes, that's the default channel. I'm working on the confusing bits! Thanks for playing.

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It's only really on-demand if you're the only user requesting tracks (e.g. you're using your own channel). YouTube offers video and audio content separately at various bit rates[1].

[1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamic_Adaptive_Streaming_over...

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Thank you so much. It is going to help me in a big way. Appreciate your response.

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... the hard part is monetizing it so it doesn't go the way of turntable.fm :)

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I, too, loved turntable.fm and wanted something similar. When you request a track (add it to your list), you upvote the track; if votes >= median, it gets queued in the master playlist (thumbnail appears in the header), or else it appears gray on your list.

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Thank you for reporting this. Did it give you a playlist at all, and was there any chat history on the right side of the page?

Even though HTML5 audio support is pretty good, we're running into problems with Google's location-based restrictions and audio formats.

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I'm from Germany, if this explains it then.

Other than that, it played some little music after 10-20mins idling in my tab bar I guess. Then it stoped again...

Chat is showing, Playlists are showing. There are no errors in the js console and no scripts are being blocked as well.

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It actually tries to detect country-restricted tracks and proxies them (so it's good that there aren't too many of these... yet).

When I encounter one of those, I refresh with the console open and find a request to *.googlevideo.com/videoplayback returning 403 Forbidden. It's hard for me to debug this in the US, but I'll look into it.

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It's your GEMA, that blocks YT videos.

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In Germany too, but it works.

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I'd like to investigate this. What browser and OS do you use? Thank you for the help.

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I'm on OSX, I've tried it on both Firefox (36) and Chrome (41.0.2272.118 (64-bit)).

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Thanks! It queries YouTube's API so it doesn't hit my server at all for these requests. Ractive.js makes it easy to show search results using a consistent interface.

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SoundCloud is in the works. It needs a (client side) metasearch function, which I think lunr.js could help with.

The source is in the pipeline, but not quite ready yet! This is actually a rewrite of an earlier project of mine and shares most of the ideas: https://github.com/jyio/jamwithfriends

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