Quote Originally Posted by Prof_Pixel View Post
It's 'panchromatic' because it is designed to work with exposure systems using Red, Green and Blue lasers; not because it's designed for color film exposure with white light.
But still it is advised by Ilford to make geyscale files. To me then that special paper makes no sense aside of gaining speed.

And such an approach is also employed with classical photographic paper and no-one speaks of ortho-paper or such...