# [dev-context] piping to ConTeXt

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun May 24 12:22:08 CEST 2009

```Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> On Sun, 24 May 2009, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>
>>
>> Once we figure out if it's needed for this purpose at all.
>
> There is already a use for it. When you type \input nonexistantfile,
> then you can type "null" at the tex prompt to make tex continue with the
> rest of the compilation. And there is no harm in adding the file, it is
> really small :)

i actually have in the past) removed that null.tex because i don't like
that kind of hackery; also there are other ways to stop tex

Hans

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