I’m Outta Here

A specific command to terminate a program was popular with programming languages long ago. For example, in BASIC you had the END command, which exited a program. For unusual circumstances, you could use the STOP command. It was the abnormal termination command, which stopped the program and also generated a “Break in line” message (in GW Basic). I’m sure other early languages also had commands to bail out of a program, and modern languages are the same.
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