Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/01/22

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Subject: [Leica] Peter K., please stop this!!!!
From: Erwin Puts <>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 1999 22:15:28 +0100

Peter wrote in part
>Use of aspheric elements was first used for R lenses in the 50mm F1.4
>Summilux in 1965.

This is really nonsense. Please do  a bit of research before generating
this kind of stories.

>You may be surprised what you find if you ever open up a lens instead of a
>Check out the early 50mm F2 Summicron, I think it was the one cam.

What are we expected to find?

>You guys are amazing.  Even if I proved it in excruciating detail, you would
>ignore it anyway.  Erwin does a wonderful job explaining lenses and how they
>resolve and still, most LUGs just take it with a grain of salt.  Thank
>goodness he has a kind heart.  I would have given up on you guys years ago.
>Sometimes the word LUGs fits.

Please do not try to be my speaker of the house.

>The only true 100% Leica designed and manufactured
>lenses are M lenses.

Again, do some basis research, be quiet till you have a minimum grasp of
the matter. This is the last time I will ever comment on your posts.