Quote Originally Posted by RattyMouse View Post
Thank you for your explanation. I am referring to b & w film. No prewash it is then!
FWIW, although it isn't specifically recommended by some of the manufacturers, many of us do pre-wet our B & W film.

It is a great source of argument here on APUG.

I do it because I feel it helps ensure more even development and consistency.

Most importantly, you must ensure that if you are going to do it, you should do it in the same way, each time.