Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/10

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Solm's Lack of Quality
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sun, 10 May 1998 08:32:55 -0500

At 07:48 AM 5/10/98 -0400, you wrote:

>be near zero.  But also you have to remember that Leica went public on
>the stock market and that means that they have to produce money and
>dividends for the inversionist and not for the consumers.  We are a
>captive consumers and more vulnerable to their needs, so they'll do with
>us what they want.
>Be aware and don't suspend your critical judgement.

That is a danger. But Leica has said they believe they have to be the best
or they won't survive. Changes are sure to bring out bugs. We shall see in
the long run if a bit of weakness in QC is long-term. 

Sorry to hear you had so many problems. But did they take care of it?
That's what counts in this transition time.


Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

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