Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/07/22

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Hasselblad XPAN
From: Paul Chefurka <>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 1998 15:47:42 -0400

Isaac Crawford wrote:
> It seems to me that they would have to make the lenses slow to keep the
> size down.  If they will cover a 65mm image circle, they would be huge
> at f 1.4!!!

I think we all understand the technical issues involved with this
thing.  What intrigues me more are the product management issues.
What's the market?  What's the motivation?  What's the business

Answers to these questions are most obscure to me...