I asked a question a while back about cold temperature developers. It's cold again and I did a search, and whatta ya know, a New York Times article form the 1890's, when para-amidophenol (sic) was too new to comment on in this regard:


http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive...CF&oref=slogin

Some interesting comparisons anyway, that run the gamut of the day (and today)