Would be nice to be able to just export or publish to PDF, or save or export the slides/pages as images. Not sure how it works, but running through the publisher should be able to publish an image of the running version – not the editing version.
Maybe an option could be to select whether you want to save the starting or ending state. Select-able outputs would be like PDF, PNG, JPEG. Being able to select a range of pages to save/export would be great too (the entire presentation, or a custom range).