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Sender: Mailing list for the LaTeX3 project <[log in to unmask]>
From: Matthew Swift <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 1997 14:33:47 -0400
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Tue, 07 Oct 1997 14:18:49 EDT."
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    >>>>> "D" == David Carlisle <[log in to unmask]> writes:

    D> 2) To speed up processing of drafts as only the `current
    D> chapter' need be processed.

It's perhaps fine in "drafts" to accept the presence of incorrect .aux
file information, especially if this facilitates speed.  But I would
add reason 2A) for using \include: To produce a partial document
that is identical to part of the whole document.  I think there are a
lot of applications where this is a common need.

Of course you can always produce the entire thing and whittle it down,
e.g. with "dvips -pp 20-33" but that is an extra-LaTeX solution.