Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/06/02

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Leitz and Leica Glass and Colen
From: "B. D. Colen" <>
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 1998 11:35:28 -0400

Sorry. ;-).

I guess what upset me was thinking about the old dictum, "those who fail to
study history are doomed to repeat it." Or at least to stay back for the
year :)
- -----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Jim Brick
Sent:	Tuesday, June 02, 1998 11:11 AM
Subject:	RE: [Leica] Leitz and Leica Glass and Colen

It was a joke... remember Johnny Carson? Perhaps not... I forgot the ;-)

But you do realize that, other than you, that subject probably enjoys
absolutely no interest here. So telling us that we *should* be more
interested in this Ford plant, than Leica glass, is just as, in your terms,
un-civil. You also forgot the ;-)


At 09:12 AM 6/2/98 -0400, you wrote:
>-----Original Message-----
>[] On Behalf Of Jim Brick
>Sent:	Tuesday, June 02, 1998 1:26 AM
>Subject:	RE: [Leica] Leitz and Leica Glass and Colen
>>>At 04:53 PM 01-06-98 -0400, BD COLEN wrote:
>>>But it is far more important as an American
>>>to know what the Ford Rouge River Plant was and where it fits in the
>>>history/social history/economic history of America than it is to know who
>>>does or doesn't produce Leica glass.
>WRONG, model T breath!
>This is a LEICA list. The Ford Rouge River Plant is OUT, where Leica glass
>is manufactured is IN.
>And such a civil list, too.