Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/06/10

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Fountain pens, etc.
From: "George Lauterstein" <>
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 1999 11:05:14 -0500

Martin, you have my heartfelt thanks for saying what I've been saying and
thinking for some time.  Why can't this (obviously) brilliant of (mostly)
40'2 plus men talk about either the machines (as they are USED) or the
process of making images!  

Good for you!


George Lauterstein

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>From: Martin Howard <>
>To: Leica User Group <>
>Subject: [Leica] Fountain pens, etc.
>Date: Thu, Jun 10, 1999, 5:18 AM

>At the risk of insulting absolutely everyone on this list at the same
>time: If it has been established that the majority of Leica owners
>and users are 40+ men, how come that we spend so much time bickering
>like 5 year-old boys over which fountain pen, which car, which watch,
>and which carrying-case is the best?
>Martin Howard, Grad. Schl. for Human-Machine Interaction,  |
>HMI/IKP, Linkoping University, SE-581 83 Linkoping, Sweden.|    Just
>Tel: +46 13 28 5741; Fax: +46 28 2579; ICQ: 354739         | say "DOOH"
>E-mail:;  +------------