Start it there from the beginning.
The special signal.
It’s a placeholder for something that didn’t need a placeholder.
An unexpected null could throw the whole thing out of alignment.
Nulls can show up in unexpected places.
Getting the ducks in a row, in order.
This is a perfectly legitimate program.
Wrong from whose point of view?
Because there’s still a character set dependency.
A little nudging here, a little nudging there.