Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/28[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
At 12:10 PM 5/28/98 -0500, you wrote: >The story I've heard -- and I wouldn't stake my life on its validity -- is >that Tokina designed the 28-70 f/2.8 and either licensed or sold the design >to Angenieux. When Angenieux discontinued the lens, Tokina took or bought That is backwards. Angineaux designed the 28-80 2.6-3....whatever the aperture is at the long end, and when Angineaux closed their doors to 35mm lens manufacture, they sold the tools to Tokina. And that would seem to be the case, since the Tokina lens didn't exist until Angineaux was out of business. - -- ========= Eric Welch St. Joseph, MO We are born naked, wet and hungry. Then things get worse.