Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/10/15

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Subject: Re: Shawn's got it - Really got it
From: Jim Brick <>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 18:35:10 -0700

At 09:18 PM 10/15/97 -0400, you wrote:
> My God Shawn - I think that you've got it -- you've really got it!
>  Marvin - Mud & XXX
>In a message dated 97-10-15 18:20:07 EDT,  Shawn wrote:
> It seems that Mr. Gandy was attempting to make the point (quite 
> successfully, in my mind) that the word 
> "Leica" is more than a brand name which is stamped on the body of the 
> camera at the factory.  It is also a certain mystique, heritage, and 
> perfection of design which has endeared so many people to the M cameras.  
> It is a feeling, much like the elusive "bokeh", which makes cameras such 
> as the M's a thoroughly unique experience in photography today.  It seems 
> that the R cameras, specifically the R8 as it is referred to by Mr. 
> Gandy, lack this quality in that they are merely an   interation   of the 
> common SLR camera.   

Could someone please define the word  INTERATION  ? Webster doesn't seem to
know about it.