Film or Digital? Quick Update

Per my discussion of film/digital a couple weeks ago, here's a quote from the British Journal of Photography in 1890:

"This newfangled idea of ready-made plates takes all the fun out of photography. The next stage might be a shop to produce prints and lantern slides to order -- but that is too distressing to anticipate."

See?  Stuck in their way curmudgeons have been around forever.