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At 01:25 PM 12/11/97 -0700, Roger Beamon wrote: > >Not a question of narrowmindedness. Carl and I are even more interested >in the list's topicalness [sic], Bob. Photoforum is a general purpose >photographic list where there are few boundaries to be observed. What >is proper fodder on Photoforum is NOT necessarily proper for the >Leica-Users list. I would have to say that about 50% of the last >several months posts here better belong on photoforum. > >You people who want this list to be everything to all subscribers are, >IMO, imposing on the time and inclination of this list's readers. If I >want to read about all aspects of photography, I'll read Photoforum and >assorted other dedicated lists. > >Yes, the list will wander off topic on occasion. That's life. To post a >piece, however, that takes the initiative in going off topic isn't what >a dedicated list is all about. I would request that we all ask >ourselves, before we post, whether it is on topic, and of interest to >those subscribed to this dedicated list. >-- >Roger Beamon I happen to agree with you Roger. While talking Leica, tangentle excursions are made. Usually emanating from a Leica based discussion. It never lasts too long. If it does, a few complaints are enough to begin the shut down cycle. Jim ps... yes, tangentle is a made-up word. English is great!