|what Im going to do here is take two of your points in reverse order
Originally Posted by KHatfull
Lets say we buried the past and past decisions by directors no longer present and just looked at the assets of today. They have sitting on the sideline an entire system of lenses, flashes and accessories which have been more or less ditched to feed the micro format energy. Whatever...
Now take the lessons learned from OMD and apply that to a new 4/3rds body. For OMD right now equals a good looking body, properly outfitted with accessories like grip etc, well priced and with a new sensor and IS system.
Graft a mirrorbox and OVF onto the front of OMD which just means a new casting for the front part of OMD body and near identical potentials exist, except it faces down the consumer negatives about mFT, the EVF, the AF, and for the most part mediocre lenses. Yet it dovetails exactly into 4/3rds with all its existing lens options, potentially revives the format, and likely better fulfils market expectations in countries where mFT hasn't been selling well.
They're in the business of selling product, it shouldn't matter what it is as long as it sells. OMD proves there has been an untapped market for a camera of its size, type and appearance, I cant see why a small SLR would be any different.