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

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Subject: Re: [Leica] was "State of the Art"
From: Dan Cardish <>
Date: Sun, 10 May 1998 16:03:53 -0400

At 04:08 PM 10-05-98 +0000, you wrote:
>Eric Welch <> wrote:
>>Hardly. Every PRO I know (among them from major magazines and newspapers,
>>magazine editors and just plain users) agrees with me on the weaknesses of
>>the F5, pretty much. It's an awesome camera. But it's not perfect.
>No-one said it was perfect. All I said is the matrix metering is a lot
>better than the R8. You want to claim that it is like 1% better or
>something. I'm not saying how useful matrix metering is either. Only
>that if you must use it, the Nikon is much better.
>>I'm through with this, I don't have time to defend against such petty
>Yes you do. You live for it. hehehehehehe

This is called trolling.  This guy will say anything to get a reaction from
this mailing list.  The best thing would be for everyone to ignore him.
Behavior like this usually gets people banned from  IRC chat channels, and
I think that the same policy should apply to mailing lists.

Dan C.