Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/11/28

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Subject: Re: [Leica] About Eric [was: Dominique's comments about fairness]
From: "phong (Doan huu Phong)" <>
Date: Sat, 28 Nov 1998 10:58:31 -0500

Hi Walt,

   May I add the obvious: Eric is verbose.  See "photojournalist".

- - Phong

- -----Original Message-----
From: Walter S Delesandri <>

>r.e. Eric taking things personally:
>I've been reading Eric for a short while now, and have drawn some 
>conclusions.  Of course, Eric will disagree with these conclusions, 
>as he does with most things.  I've never responded directly to 
>Eric before, although he has to me on the reflector several times.
>These are my conclusions.  Disagree with them. Tell me about it.
>1. Eric is a photojournalist. Not a reporter with a camera, not 
>a print editor. Not an administrator.  An idealist.  A defender 
>of photojournalism's ideals as they once existed.  (or did they?)
>2. Eric is an elitist.  See "photojournalist".
>3. Eric is arrogant.  See "photojournalist".
>4. Eric probably considers himself quite liberal. See "photojournalist".
>5. Eric works for an employer that tolerates him because he is 
>   good and reflects the ideals of a past generation of mass media.
>   Whether they exist(ed) or not.  See "photojournalist".
>6. I like Eric's attitude.  I hate Eric's attitude.  See
>8. Eric wouldn't like me.  But he'd like to have heated arguments 
>with me.  See "photojournalist" - also #7. I'd buy him lunch.  In 
>spite of this, he'd piss me off and give me indigestion.
>11. Did I mention that Eric is a photojournalist?