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Re: How many colors does a rainbow have?

by Illuminatus (Curate)
on Jan 26, 2009 at 14:26 UTC ( #738936=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How many colors does a rainbow have?

  • Dog: 1
  • Engineer: "Depends on detection range of your analyzer, and the wavelength gradient that it can individually distingush"
  • Fashion Designer: "Depends on what they are wearing in Paris this year"
  • Buddhist: "If a rainbow forms in the sky, and no one sees it, does it have any colors at all?"
  • Acid User: "Dude, I smell at least 4, and can hear about 6 more"
  • Salesperson: "Our next model will have 3 times the colors. I can send you a beta"
  • Cosmologist: "Red, if the emitting object is receding at very close to the speed of light"
  • Lawyer: "(after closing the shade and locking the door) How many do you want there to be..."

I'm in town all week...

fnord
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Re^2: How many colors does a rainbow have?
by davies (Parson) on Jun 26, 2009 at 14:07 UTC
    Politician: Seasonally adjusted, it's in line with our predictions. But if you vote for the other party, all our good work will be undone. They would $%^ Carrier Lost

    Regards,

    John Davies

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[Corion]: I've also found some interesting invariants that I have to think/write about more. A simple rate limiter will never change the order of the input, while a limiter that allows for parallel execution will change the order. But my API currently allows for bo
[Corion]: ... for both, and I'm not sure if I want to add the cruft from the parallel API (a token that you need to hold on to while you hold the lock) to the rate limiting API too, to allow seamless up/downgrades, or not.
[Corion]: Also, rate limiting will look great with await: my $token = await $limiter-> limit($hostname); instead of my $f = $limiter->limit( $hostname )->then(sub { my( $token)=@_; ... });

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