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Suppose a collection of documents each about 100kb size. What is the
benefit of using master document function (presumably a gratuitous
copy of m$), when styles function is available in LO? Surely it would
be more stable and easier to manage if these files were imported into
one new document?

Master document are not only about sharing styles (in fact, I never saw
them in this light), it's about splitting your work in easily manageable
smaller files. I don't even know why having styles would concern having the
possibility to create a master document.
When you're working on a reasonnably large project, it's simply easier to
split it. For example, having each chapter in it's own file, instead of
loading one huge file​​. It's more stable and easier to navigate.
Ahem, still don't get why you're mixing the presence of styles and master
document. The only link I can think of is that a master document's style
override the sub-documents, but even then... maybe you can clarify what you

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