As an afternote, I should add I am comming to this problem more from the perspective of historian rather than photographer. It is frustrating from that angle too. Anyway, I am sorry for the number of typing and spelling errors in my last posts... I haven't slept in a while and even as I type I am falling in and out of... awareness. Ray --- Ray Rogers <earthsoda@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > If I have a film I liked, I might try out new films to see if I still > preferred my standard. > If you you then repackage the film I like and put ot up for sale... > I will buy it thinking it is something new. > > (My opinion of the "NEW" film at that point is irrelavent; I may notice that > they behave the > same > or I might miss it totally, that doesn't matter here.) > > What matters is the fact that you would have successfully tricked me into > buying something I > would > not have bought, had I had access to the truth. > > In my way of looking at it, you would have lied, deceived and essentially > stollen from me. > > OK, yes... > As far as quality products go, My Favorite could be made by the guy formerly > known as Prince on > a > pebble formerly known as Pluto for all I care. > > The specific "Who What Where" is not the issue... CONCIELING the "Who, What > Where" is the issue. > > It is not what's under the wool I am angry about... it is the wool itself. > > I am in no need of not knowing who makes my film. > > Do you know people who actually NEED not to know? > > Ray > > > > > > > > --- "Dana H. Myers" <dana.myers@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > > > > Ray Rogers wrote: > > > > > I would just like to be able to know EXACTLY WHAT it is I am buying. > > > > Suppose you buy a film that is well-specified, with detailed > > sensitometric graphs, development charts, etc. The product > > works as advertised and you're happy with it. What does it > > matter where it's made as long as it consistently performs > > according to spec? The "what you're buying" *is* determined > > by the specification. > > > > Dana ____________________________________________________________________________________ You rock. That's why Blockbuster's offering you one month of Blockbuster Total Access, No Cost. http://tc.deals.yahoo.com/tc/blockbuster/text5.com ============================================================================================================= To unsubscribe from this list, go to www.freelists.org and logon to your account (the same e-mail address and password you set-up when you subscribed,) and unsubscribe from there.