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In a message dated 8/5/00 11:52:43 AM Eastern Daylight Time, Krechtz@aol.com writes: << Still, the consensus appears to be that the pejorative in question best applies to the Summar. >> The 50/2's was an evolutionary process. Looking back to the very first lens of the series it's only logical that it would be the worst. However there was a quantum leap with the rigid Summicron. From that point on there was more progress in contrast (a function of coating techology) than sharpness (a design function).