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How do you know the program is even supposed to terminate? Maybe it's a server, as in this case. Maybe the code will be reused someday as a subfunction or library within a larger application, instead of being launched and terminated directly by the OS. Maybe it's an embedded application in a 24/7 factory somewhere. Maybe it's on its way to the Kuiper Belt. Or maybe it's just supposed to stay up and running for longer than the average Windows 10 update period.

In any case, hiding this sort of behavior in a way that sucks down days of debugging time on the part of one expert programmer after another, after another, after another, is terrible engineering.




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