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MrScorpio
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Re: And next time...
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tasad wrote:

Decisive Comment wrote:

2-3 years ago there was an accusation of cheating -- I don't remember if it was about falsified metadata or stolen image or whatever -- the "cheater" was crucified in a thread in this forum but after some time it was proven that the accusation was wrong, and tasad corrected his mistake in the same thread. At the time I was going to suggest that tasad create a separate apology post. If one feels so compelled to start a thread to publicly out cheaters in totally meaningless/worthless challenges, then it'd be fair to start a thread to equally publicly admit the mistake and apologize. If I were the one who was accused, I would be offended if the mistake was simply a "nevermind, my bad" comment in the original accusation thread that smeared me.

Looks like you're talking about this thread :

https://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/3997946#forum-post-57763879

... about this entry :

https://www.dpreview.com/challenges/Entry.aspx?ID=973195

... DigitalTed posted these negatives :

https://www.dpreview.com/galleries/1120305883/photos/3441223/fp4

https://www.dpreview.com/galleries/1120305883/photos/3441222/agfa-ct18

... as the proof , that the challenge entry was taken with Ilford and Hasselblad film camera. The negatives show very similar but different shots with a different cat and a different tripod. But I believed him that the picture was taken with the B&W Ilford - even if the picture was posted before as the color picture taken with digital camera. So , I had no problem to say : sorry...

And it is absolutely essential to drag his name around as a cheater in Public? Even when you were obviously wrong? Decent behavior? Don’t think so!

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