What I find sad is standing back and reading all thee threads about trying to push it 3 stops or the notion that doing this will not yield a good result.
Hearing people think that because its a slide film its "Toast"...... I can tell you all now with the right chemistry and right processing method all these cherished images can be saved with wonderful results.
I think you're exactly right. I've been pretty much trying to convey that same thought, I think if people really understood film and the chemistry(ies), they'd get it much better, perhaps.
Without guys like John Coltrane, Count Basie and Duke Ellington, life....would be meaningless.