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Discussion on: setTimeout() - any drawback?

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Joe Enos

Just curious, what use case is there for a web page that needs to do a task after being open for 24 days? Obviously not a website for end users - maybe an electronic billboard or something? Even then, I can't imagine not reloading a page for that long.

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MxL Devs

A competition to see whose computer can stay on the longest without getting kicked off by windows update.

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Karim Hussain

They do that to test browsers for memory leaks. Google and Microsoft for example has a computer with Chrome / Edge open and running that they manually check every morning to make sure it's performant and running.