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The mysteries of software (I)

I always thought that software was developed to make things easier. Now, I’m aware of the fact that to software developers this job can be quite intriguing. But, being a developer myself, sometimes even I experience difficulty in deciphering question raised by the software I use.

For instance, what to do with the following question, posed to me when I was trying to open a document in Word?

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What if I answer this question with No, but don’t make any changes – or make changes but don’t want to save them? Eh…