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Old September 30th 05, 07:34 PM
David Littlewood
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In article , Nostrobino

"David Littlewood" wrote in message

I agree with the first part of the above. The only point in which my
understanding differs is that the traditional use of the term "prime" was
in the sense of "primary" as opposed to secondary or auxiliary optical
components such as tele-converters, wide angle attachments, close up
lenses and the like. Thus prime as in the Latin "primus", first or

This is the interpretation given in the more rigorous works on photography
I consulted on this issue when the point was debated here (ad nauseam)
several years ago. (Anyone remember Neil Harrington?)

I do!

I see him every time I shave. :-)


Oh, Hi Neil!

David Littlewood