Re: gelatin hardening

From: Ryuji Suzuki ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 05/07/04-12:20:25 AM Z
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From: Katharine Thayer <>
Subject: Re: gelatin hardening (was Re: Glutaraldehyde: a different kind of cautionary tale)
Date: Thu, 06 May 2004 17:08:33 +0000

> This would not be a useful way to measure hardening in gum; the question
> I think (or the question in my mind, at any rate) was whether there is a
> way to judge hardening of colloids that works for all colloids that are
> used in photographic processes.

At any and all rate, I changed the subject line of the thread to best
reflect the content of my (and Martin's) posting. So that's an
unwarranted criticism. Feel free to change the subject line to
whatever you like, but please don't complain just because my hat
doesn't fit on your head (or feet).

> If not, then there's another argument
> for not insisting on a theory of "dichromated colloids" that is supposed
> to apply to all of them across the board.

Take that idea for a moment and comment on how similar gelatin and
leather are, and why discussion on one is useful for the other, and to
what extent. (in 250 words)

Ryuji Suzuki
"All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie." (Bob Dylan 2000)
Received on Fri May 7 00:20:31 2004

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