[pdftex] TeX as a composition server?

Peter Davis pfd at pfdstudio.com
Mon Oct 25 20:13:55 CEST 2010

On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 1:41 PM, Reinhard Kotucha
<reinhard.kotucha at web.de>wrote:

> On 25 October 2010 Peter Davis wrote:
>  > Ok, now I have a few days to prove that some flavor of TeX is equal
>  > to the task.  Specifically, I want to have TeX compose and output
>  > tens of thousands of pages (or copies of the same page).  I suppose
>  > the simplest thing would be some kind of look that just composes
>  > the same page of text over and over again, as many times as I want.
> Maybe I misunderstand, do you want to create documents where the
> content of all pages is exactly the same?

Basically, yes.  I just want to see how fast TeX can compose a few tens of
thousands of pages of text.  It could all be "Lorem ipsum ..." or whatever.

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