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Subject: Re: [Leica] No digital comments?
From: Mitch Alland <>
Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2003 07:40:14 +0700

For: Doug Herr

> IMHO an equipment-oriented list such as this one is for discussing how 
> to get the most out of the topical equipment, for discussing its 
> strengths and weaknesses, for discussing those circumstances where it 
> may not be the best choice, including occasional illustrations / 
> posted photos made with other equipment.  OTOH interminable 
> discussions comparing Coolpix vs. Canon G3 vs. the Oly digital-du-jour 
> ought to be taken elsewhere.  Photos made with off-topic equipment are 
> a waste of bandwith unless they are related somehow to Leica use.

The problem it seems to me is that for many participants lists like the 
LUG are a form of entertainment rather than an information resource, 
and for this purpose, people may not care what is the scope of the list 
as long it is fun. But I agree with your view.

- --Mitch/Bangkok

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