Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/22

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Yasuhara T-981
From: Guy Bennett <>
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 14:33:12 -0800
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>S Dimitrov jotted down the following:
>> I'm sure it [the Yasuhara T-981] will become a collectible in spite of its
>> shortcomings.
>Sort of like the Japanese art of useless industrial design?  The purposeful
>innovation of non-functional objects?
>Anyone know what that's called.  I've just spent an hour plugging every
>conceivable term into search engines and have just drawn blansk...

"The purposeful innovation of non-functional objects"?

Wouldn't that be "government," Martin?


Replies: Reply from "Tim Spragens" <> (Re: [Leica] Re: non-functional objects)
In reply to: Message from S Dimitrov <> (Re: [Leica] Yasuhara T-981)