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Rate Limiting JavaScript Function Call
// Returns a new function that will call the given "func" at most once every "wait" milliseconds.
// Based on debounce function from:
function rateLimit(func, wait) {
var waiting = false;
return function() {
if (!waiting) {
var waiting = true, context = this, args = arguments;
func.apply(context, args);
setTimeout(function(){ waiting = false; });
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