Canon says: more EF-S lenses

Started Oct 6, 2004 | Discussions thread
Doug Kerr
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The Four-Thirds standard
In reply to Hej, Oct 9, 2004

Hi, Hej,

Hej wrote:

dominouk wrote:

...developments like APS and more
recently digital standards like 4/3 with smaller formats?

It's a pretty big stretch to call 4/3 a "standard".

I believe that the Four-Thirds standard meets most of the accepted definitions of a standard - certainly as much as the VHS tape standard did when it was first established. It has been generated by consensus of a group of organizations, is well documented, and revolves around concepts of compatibility and interchangeability.

A standard does not need to wait for widespread implementation to be considered a standard.

Best regards,

Doug
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ASCII standard, 1967 version

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