[OS X TeX] Custom LaTeX Formats
will at guerilla.net.au
Thu Feb 17 15:55:45 CET 2005
On 18 Feb 2005, at 1:11 AM, Ross Moore wrote:
You're up late :)
> Parts of the preamble can be made to *load* faster,
> so the real work starts sooner.
> For small jobs this is good.
> It's great for a production-job, driven via the web, say.
> But for larger jobs, where most of the work
> is in the page-building, the relative saving
> is much less.
Ah, of course. That makes perfect sense.
It's like optimising the slowest 5% - even if it goes at infinite
speed, you've still only saved 5%. (Or whatever proportion of the time
it takes to load the preamble compared to setting the pages of the
Thanks for the info!
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