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The one primary reason I like Vivaldi is the interface toggle. There are also other good features reminiscent of Opera, like Quick Commands and secondary address field.[1] Then there are also features that are utterly inappropriate on desktop, such as Picture-in-Picture/video popout.

A secondary reason to have Vivaldi is that it has the Chrome rendering engine (an unfortunate necessity on the web, just like IE used to be around the turn of the century) while it is not Chrome.

In one blog post, Vivaldi CEO admitted he gave a finger to evil Google and got screwed.
We made effort to understand [Google's waffle about suspending Vivaldi's AdWords account] and to work with them on their various unreasonable demands (some of which they don't follow themselves, by the way). After almost three months of back-and-forth, the suspension to our account has been lifted, but only when we bent to their requirements.

A monopoly both in search and advertising, Google, unfortunately, shows that they are not able to resist the misuse of power. I am saddened by this makeover of a geeky, positive company into the bully they are in 2017.
He should have known better: When you know it's evil, do not give an inch. When the demands are unreasonable and they don't even follow them themselves, thou shalt not bend.

And isn't it mildly curious that he is not telling what the unreasonable demands were that he bent to? Let's hope it was just about money...
I like to think that I made them implement the secondary address field when I mentioned it in the forums :)
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About Vivaldi, by many reasons it turned the browser I use in Ubuntu. And I've experienced many many things.
Not comparable with the cult Opera12.x but the best thing near to it. (Even at a long distance)
The times are a'changing.
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The Lounge / Re: True or false?
Last post by Frenzie -
False.

You're tired.
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DnD Central / Re: The Department of Urban Affairs
Last post by Frenzie -
Interesting, but Fx on my laptop brings my whole computer down and in Vivaldi it's just slow. On my desktop it might work out. :P
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DnD Central / Re: "Scientists Say" blather
Last post by jax -
And I always thought the real definition of kg was, as the article said, the mass of a litre of distilled water at its freezing point, and the etalon was just some secondary thing. Turns out the etalon was primary for some reason.

At about 4 °C. That definition was not very practical or precise, and error-prone. The Paris metal door-stop was klugey, but more usable.
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DnD Central / Re: What's Going on in the Americas?
Last post by Belfrager -
Dramatic effect?
Didn't know you were a dramatist... Tcharam!!!

Turkey will sell it's support to Europe. And Europe will gladly pay for it.
Things are changing very fast in geopolitics with a new realign motivated by the American "holidays".

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DnD Central / Re: "Scientists Say" blather
Last post by Belfrager -
The weight variation with time due to cleaning and contact with the atmosphere, which was something of no importance times ago, is no more adequate for modern science. Therefore the physical  object had to be substituted by a nature's constant - The Plank Constant - measured with modern instruments and opening the possibility at a nearby future to quantum instruments.

Also the ampere, kelvin and mole were substituted.
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DnD Central / Re: "Scientists Say" blather
Last post by ersi -
And I always thought the real definition of kg was, as the article said, the mass of a litre of distilled water at its freezing point, and the etalon was just some secondary thing. Turns out the etalon was primary for some reason.
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The Lounge / Re: True or false?
Last post by Luxor -
True.

You play chess.
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The Lounge / Re: True or false?
Last post by Frenzie -
False.

You have CDs to listen to.