Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/02/04

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Metering question
From: John Hudson <>
Date: Sun, 04 Feb 2001 15:49:43 -0800
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Martin Howard wrote:
> Marc James Small jotted down the following:
> > Second, you are completely wrong on this topic, Mark.  The purpose of the
> > Hove Compendia is to serve for the various camera systems as Wildi does for

Is "Wildi" Theodore Wildi, Professor Emeritus of Laval University
[Quebec], Department of Engineering?

> > Hasselblad, a gathering of technical knowledge.  Eastland is a recognized
> > pro of some abilities, but his knowledge of the equipment is not what it
> > should be for an author of a major system camera book and what seems even
> > worse is that he doesn't seem to care.

Was Eastland referring by chance to the area metered by the MR meter
sitting atop the M3? If that was the case the 90mm bright line would in
fact measure the area metered by the MR.

John Hudson
Vancouver, BC

In reply to: Message from Martin Howard <> (Re: [Leica] Metering question)