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Offline James Oldiges

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Re: Weird Links
« Reply #15 on: February 16, 2015, 05:51:27 am »
I hadn't even considered the epilepsy factor, and I now regret not putting a warning.  I forgotten how prevalent it has become over the past decades.

IDEA:  An Epilepsy extension for chrome!.  It will pull in the website for a half second to see if there is any risk posed.  I mean, since epilepsy is about quickly flashing things, you don't need much time to determine if it is safe. Faster than the loading speeds at home at least.  Wish I knew how to program anything other than Axe and C XD

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Re: Weird Links
« Reply #16 on: February 16, 2015, 05:58:39 am »
Actually that would be a nice idea. It would need to detect various things, though, such as CSS3, animated gifs, HTML5, Javascript and such things. It would be hard to detect everything, though. That said, it's not like the page is that bad, though, since it only changes colors once per second (although it's the entire page). The user could probably set his flashiness detection higher if he is at higher risk, though, or lower if only that one banned Pokémon episode can trigger a seizure for him.
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Re: Weird Links
« Reply #17 on: February 16, 2015, 03:51:01 pm »
I think I could program that (minus the chrome extension thing). I'll come up with a script that would help.
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Re: Weird Links
« Reply #18 on: February 16, 2015, 08:04:34 pm »
I wonder if a php script could be made as SMF mod for external links? :P
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Re: Weird Links
« Reply #19 on: February 17, 2015, 05:19:16 pm »
Probably could. (sorry for the later reply google decided that the message was spam)

Im still working on the js but should be done soon.
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Re: Weird Links
« Reply #20 on: February 17, 2015, 08:28:59 pm »
Just as long as the script doean't cause my browser to freeze  for 10 seconds while processing and that it doesn't screw up search engine ranking or something .
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Re: Weird Links
« Reply #21 on: February 18, 2015, 02:35:46 am »
As epilepsy reacts to FAST flashing, it would only need to capture a a half second or so + calculation time.

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Re: Weird Links
« Reply #22 on: February 18, 2015, 03:26:13 am »
I am curious about how fast it has to be, though. Does it need to be 10 fps minimum or something and how large the flashing source needs to be?
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Re: Weird Links
« Reply #23 on: February 18, 2015, 04:02:58 am »
The script that I'm making plays the site for 1 (configurable) second and then asks if the website flashed, while turning the opacity to zero to avoid seizures.
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Re: Weird Links
« Reply #24 on: February 18, 2015, 04:14:32 am »
Ah ok, but what if only a 320x240 portion of the page is flashing, for example?
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Re: Weird Links
« Reply #25 on: February 18, 2015, 04:18:24 am »
I'll add a show more button I guess, which will resume the page playing for another second so that they can scroll to see the entire page.

Edit. I don't know how quickly epileptic seizures happen but I'm asking the user if there were flashes. (I know far too little js to determine if anything on the page might flash)

Basically if a seizure can start over less than ≈24 frames this script would be useless.
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Re: Weird Links
« Reply #26 on: February 24, 2015, 07:53:18 am »
http://www.gameoftheyear420blazeit.com/ [NSFW due to drug reference] but still funny. I am unsure if the download links are 100% safe, though, but there are videos and the site doesn't have a single rainbow animation nor colors :P

your screen will vibrate
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Re: Weird Links
« Reply #27 on: February 24, 2015, 08:59:57 am »
Oh yeah i've played that. Get MLG 420 360 No-Scoped Mom get the camera.
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Re: Weird Links
« Reply #28 on: February 24, 2015, 01:11:15 pm »
Ah, yeah, this. Totally legit, we played it last semester in class while the teacher is not looking >.>
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« Reply #29 on: February 24, 2015, 02:09:03 pm »
Our teacher is almost never looking >:P
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