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Lens Feature search page - missing known lens

Started May 23, 2014 | Discussions thread
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uRebel Rob
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Lens Feature search page - missing known lens
May 23, 2014

(I think it has to do with the lens database, not exactly the page)

In a recent thread, someone asked about OIS prime lenses on the micro 4/3s mount. So I went to dpr's lens feature search page, selected Prime lens type, micro 4/3s mount, and Image Stabilization Yes, and one lens showed up , but not the one lens I already knew was an OIS prime: the Panasonic 42.5 1.2 lens.

If I don't select a lens type , but leave the other filters as listed above, then the 42.5/1.2 lens shows up. The lens disappears once any of the prime lens choices is selected. The lens doesn't show up as a zoom, either, with is correct, but that means the 42.5/1.2 isn't a prime or zoom! (according to DRP's lens feature search page).

Normally if something is missing from a feature search, that spec is missing (or wrong) on the camera/lens specs page, and reporting the error from the specs page also fixes the feature search page. Yet in the lens's specs page, it's listed as a prime lens as it should be. So it seems to be something different.

As a database user at work, things like this make me wonder what's going on?

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