LJ - Eljot: I like to have this for Contax/Yashica-Mount to m4/3.
I use old Zeiss C/Y lenses on M4/3 with a simple adapter, but I'm disappointed with the results in terms of image quality. It seems they were designed for full frame film, and they don't perform very well on electronic sensors. Have you tried them?
If a new and different design hepled to better ergonomics, smaller size and better performances, I wouldn't worry about how strange or different a camera could look like.But this is not the case.
I don't understand why making this body compatible with existing lenses implies such a deep body. Why not simply make a body just the size a mirrorless camera needs, offering just a few new lenses, and including in the box an ad-oc adapter for k-mount?(But it should be yellow, and surely in square shape as a previous commenter wrote)