— anxiety over the new network of knowledge. Talking before experience: if it sounds right; you heard it from someone who talks a lot, sounding complex, it must be sound.
Ilford Ortho+ has excellent darkroom properties: easy to manipulate, wide range of linear response (it is what is used to make standard step wedges), AND it makes seps for TWO of the THREE colors. Only RED is missing.
Lesson: as always, look wider, avoid gossip groups.
Extra: the first color photograph was shown before panchromatic, or ortho film was invented.
[getting to separation negatives. more than one way to climb mount Fuji]