Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/06/04

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Summilux, was: Noctilux
From: Lucien <>
Date: Thu, 04 Jun 1998 09:19:44 +0100

Tom Shea wrote:

>I am hoping that Leica will soon introduce a new M 50 1.4 
>based on the recently introduced R 50 1.4.

Dan C.answered:

>I don't mean this to sound caustic, but why?  
>The current M Summilux is a fine lens.  
>Its hard to imagine any replacement adding much, 
>except perhaps to the price.


It's funny that when a Luger hope that a lens will
be improved, there is is always an other Luger who ask why.

But when the new lens is there, 
(usually with Leica, much improved), 
all the LUG understand why.