I find a wonderful sense of schadenfreude every time I consider that Sears shut down their catalog sales only two years before Amazon launched.
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Your allegory is fallacious because you are comparing a vendor not carrying a product which they never would (for any customer) to a vendor refusing to sell their primary product to a specific customer because the vendor finds that particular customer objectionable.
It is more akin to a Muslim butcher refusing to sell anything to a Jew.
There's no Shake Shack near me even though I'm in the 2nd largest market in the US and they've opened a location in Dubai.
See how stupid that argument sound?
I never said LLC = Incorporation.
A Limited Liability Corporation IS a type of corporation whereas the AC above claimed otherwise.
And that's exactly what Amazon and other online retailers have been complaining about in the U.S. cross-border sales tax collection attempts. 80 varitations? Try thousandsn with every state, county, and city having their own arbitrary sales tax rules and rates.
Yes. Because a Muslim storekeeper wouldn't be selling sell pork chops to anyone (halal and all that), just like I, a web developer, don't sell pink fuzzy slippers to anyone. Distribution of pork chops is not the business your exampled shopkeeper is in.
It would be quite illegal if the Muslim storekeeper was selling pork chops to everyone else, but refused to sell pork chops specifically to Jews.
The specificity is what makes it discrimination, and in the US we have very clearly defined which basis of discrimination are not permitted: religious affiliation, age, gender, race, handicaps, medical conditions, and now sexual orientation is being added to that list.
Pro tip: look up the words that make LLC an acronym
Yet they're bombing ISIS.
The whole reason Firefox exists is because a group broke off and built it to remove the feature bloat in Mozilla/Netscape.
Officially-built/supported plugins would be the ideal way to solve this. Use internal devs who know the app inside and out, but serve it as an optional extension rather than an always-available feature requiring more memory to keep running.
I get one or two daily, but never from repeat numbers. So if caller ID doesn't match someone I know, it goes to voicemail. The rob ovals never leave messages.
The Node.JS ecosystem has this as well
Dependencies? Node Package Manager, Bower, and others
Build scripts? Grunt, Gulp, and others
The same code formatting rules, editor configs, syntax highlighting, autocomplete, for your code are used for your config, your build scripts, etc
There's a 4th reason that gets tossed around that I've never seen actually validated with the idea of "reusing code on the backend and the front-end" but I've never seen a case where that was actually a good idea since it involves exposing so much logic.
Check out Meteor, a framework built exactly on that idea - it's pretty crazy how easy it is to setup a rich *reactive* web app that keeps state sync across multilple devices. It's also crazy tiny for transmission size because only micro-snippets of data are exchanged between client and server instead of full page views.
It is popular because it allows for single-language client/server webapps, which nothing other thean Flash/Flex has been able to do with wide support.
It also is extremely powerful in doing development-side preprocessing for client-side delivery. No need to learn Java in order to automate some JS/HTML/CSS tasks.
RMS, is that you?
Without built-in understanding of the revised file's format, the outside revision control system will treat it as binary changes and give either meaningless differences, or corrupted results.