Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/02/16

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Friday WTB: Leica R 35-70/2.8 ASPH. ROM
From: John Gong <>
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 11:46:44 -0800


I think your are reading more into the message than what it says.  I take 
it to mean that it will be improved so that it can be produced reliably, 
and nothing more.


At 07:26 PM 2/16/2001 +0100, you wrote:
>On 16-02-2001 06:59, Steve Beyer wrote:
> >As we had to stop the production due to some production difficulties we
> >cannot make even small batches from this however we are working to improve
> >the production technology for this lens so that possibly at a later time we
> >can bring this lens in an improved version again.
>An improved version?
>How can this one be possibly improved optically? They keep amazing me...
>I guess they must have made a boilerplate kind of answer by now ;-)
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