Pronouncing acronyms (was Re: DEC acronyms)
pete at dunnington.plus.com
Fri Aug 13 02:18:21 CDT 2010
On 13/08/2010 00:45, Fred Cisin wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Aug 2010, Pete Turnbull wrote:
>> In fact the last thing I recall him getting het up about re threads
>> was that he believes only special lubricants should be allowed near a
>> lens, and that what's suitably for a focussing screw wouldn't be the
>> same thing you'd want on the diaphragm.
> Can ANYBODY disagree with THAT???
In a sane universe?
But this was in a thread which included someone suggesting -- or maybe
asking if -- a grease would be good simply because it was "food grade".
Sure, if it's for an edible camera. Chuck suggested some research
would turn up a list of appropriate attributes but refused to name any
products, and that was deemed unhelpful. The way he did it set a few
Pete Peter Turnbull
University of York
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