Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/10/04

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Subject: Re: [Leica] M6TTL???
From: Dennis Painter <>
Date: Sun, 04 Oct 1998 18:49:51 -0700

Dan Cardish wrote:
> This reminds me of the episode when Coca Cola introduced the new Coke.
> They did market research which indicated that people liked the flavour of
> the new drink.  What they failed to do is take into account people's
> reactions to the discontinuation of the old coke (now called "Coke
> Classic").  The testers were never told that the new drink would be
> replacing the old one, not just supplementing it.
> So let Leica introduce new TTL models, or all elecronic or whatever, I'm
> sure that people will like them.  Just don't get rid of the old "M6 Classic"
> Dan C.

For some reason it (classic M6) continues in titanium only.  I just
wonder if they have a bunch of titanium top plates and other parts to
use up before making a titanium ttl model.