How to handle spot-metering not linked to AF point?

Started May 13, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Manny and Jan, please elaborate as you both say the same thing.
In reply to Jan Madsen, May 14, 2012

Once you've locked focus, surely that's it. Recomposing won't alter the focus distance unless you're tracking moving objects.

It's a feature of the 1 series that spot metering is locked to the active AF point and I thought most modern, high end Canon's would be similar.
Perhaps a firmware update ?

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