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Re: [Rollei] Film washing technique

I have found several references which state that they are the same chemical 
and only the nomenclature has changed.  Looking at how chemical compounds 
are named it doesn't make sense that this would be true.  Perhaps someone 
with expertise in inorganic chemistry can help us out with this.


At 11:58 PM 5/2/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>     Thanks for the correction:
>             About 20 years ago I was spending more time in a darkroom than
>    most people spend with their significant other, until I had some severe
>     breathing & neurological reactions, maybe allergic.  I've barely looked
>     at package of chemistry since then.
>                 How long ago was way back when?
>Pamela Curry
>>No, no!  Hydroquinone is a developing agent.  Hypo is slang for the active
>>agent in fixer which is currently Sodium Thiosulfate.  Way back when these
>>things were getting their nicknames fixers used Sodium Hyposulfate.  Or so
>>I have been told by those who claim to remember <g>.

Best Regards,

David Seifert