Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/10/14[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
At 08:26 PM 10/14/97 +0200, you wrote: >A Leica is a viewfinder camera, and Leitz (GmbH, Solms, etc.) adopted the >name to transfer the Leica's reputation to their SLRs in people's mind. >Simple advertising strategy. But, even when you call an apple an egg, it's >no egg [hey, with that sentence I go into eternity :) ], no matter how much >you pay to some internal or external PR agency. Simply nonsense. R and M cameras are made by the same company. Some of the lenses are identical optically. What more do you want? Leica is a contraction of Leitz Camera. Leica. That happened before the SLR line came out in 1964. Where do you get these ideas? ============= Eric Welch St. Joseph, MO The gene pool could use a little chlorine.