The OS already does that for you. When you read from a file, you're not actually reading from the disk itself. You read from a buffer than the disk manager creates for you. So, slurp-process-slurp-process is going to be nearly as fast (or faster) as slurp-process-process-process.
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- Can someone else come in, make a change, and be reasonably certain no bugs were introduced?
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