No, Michael. Please don't turn it into that. I am not trying to destroy this thread about what developers are best and why.
I find it important to understand the materials we use, and I'm not stopping you from exploring it. My goal is to try to present people, like the original poster of this thread, with a balanced approach of how to use and apply our materials. I'm trying to illustrate that technique and hard work will conquer materials every time, and that the original poster shouldn't be fooled into believing that using pyro will somehow magically transform his pictures from good to brilliant. I'm trying to keep that balance to a thread where someone is trying to find out what developer to use, and I'm illustrating how important it is to be consistent.
So go on and discuss how pyrocatechin or pyrogallol and their respective types of stain will benefit your prints and how it happens, in this thread that was originally about finding out picking one developer over another, and I will sit here and be quiet about having a balanced approach to any materials we use.