Third Party Manufacturers / Re: Still waiting for high MP canon while Nikon is coming out with new 800« on: June 11, 2014, 02:50:22 PM »
Um, okay, but that's not what I asked. At least, that's not what I intended to ask. Let me add the missing letter to my question:
What do you expect to get from an EF-S L prime that you can't get from an EF L prime?
You are moving the goalposts, but what the hey ... I'll walk right into it, so's you-know-who can have a giggle.
That's not "moving the goalposts." I don't have any goalposts; I'm just asking a question about what you want. It was a typo.
An EF-S L-prime would take advantage of the shorter "back-focus" distance. This could possibly eliminate the need for a retro-focal design in certain focal lengths, as an example. If you don't know why this is desirable, then you also wouldn't understand it if I explained it to you. And I suspects you don't, which why you also cannot fathom the point of EF-S primes (L or not).
In other words, not