Bad example.  Powering off doesn't give programs a chance to run their clean
up routines and normal exiting functions.

A properly designed program should have no difference between clicking the
"X" to close the program or going to File|Exit to close the program.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David A Parnin" <daparnin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2004 9:42 AM
Subject: Re: Client Access windows and 'X' button problem

<snip>

>  The
> extreme example would be what my 2-year old does--just push the power
> button and shut the PC off without exiting or shutting down anything.
> Who's problem is it now?  IBM?  Microsoft?  The PC manufacturer?  The
power
> company???
>
> Dave Parnin
> Nishikawa Standard Company
> Topeka, IN  46571
> daparnin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


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