Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/21[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
Ah, yes the tradition factor. I don't know, it's been a few decades since the M5 and maybe the world is a little more grown up. Ok, forget about. ;-) Feli On Tue, 2004-09-21 at 06:30, B. D. Colen wrote: > Wait just a LeicaMinute there, Feli! Remember what happened the one time > Leica engineers got really innovative? That one time they ever so > slightly changed the design of the M - as in growing it ever so slightly > in order to produce the world's first rangefinder with TTL metering? It > was called the M5, and it sank faster than a hamster off a Nantucket > dock because the Leica fanboy base was appalled by the very idea of ever > so slightly changing the design of the M....So if Leica wants to sell a > digital M to the fanboys, it damn well better look precisely like > today's Ms. After all, this isn't about photography - it's about > "tradition." ;-) > > B. D.