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Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2014 19:22:58 -0500
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> On Feb 3, 2014, at 9:05 AM, Barbara Beeton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Sun, 2 Feb 2014, William F Hammond wrote:
>    [...]
>    In the new track with its pertinent user-level diagnostics one could have
>    the LaTeX program print a diagnostic and then exit, forcing the user to
>    correct the problem, one problem at a time.
> sadly, this would discourage me, and
> probably anyone else involved in a
> production setting, from using the
> new track if it is set up unalterably
> this way.  

I agree. This would to me feel like having a misspelled word prevent you from printing out the document past the point of misspelling. Compiling code is one thing, ‘compiling’ a document could be a little more forgiving I think.