|A question for the peanut gallery
(18 Nov 2005 at 16:32)
|I have a question.|
I got an off-camera cable with my flash unit. The documentation, which is the standard 6-languages on one foldout sheet thing, says at the bottom, "Subject to change without notice."
The question is: What is it that they think they might change and how do they think they're going to do it? I've already got the sheet of paper, and I've already got the cable, and it's just a damn cable!
Your input is appreciated.
|I imagine they were reserving the ability to change the cable specifications, without notice, after the documentation was printed up but before shipping it out to consumers. I.e., they were pointing out that the documentation might have been outdated by the time you read it.
That being said, I find it difficult in the first place to understand a full 6-language foldout of documentation on, as you put it, "just a damn cable".
|The person you're photographing may unexpectedly decide to stop answering your phone calls.|
|Well, that's the thing. The docs are just like, "plug this end into flash. plug this end into hot shoe. Let's photography!" I don't even see how it could get outdated.|
|I've got a computer keyboard which came with a documentation, the bottom of which stated "Important note: this product is not edible". I think the bottom line of such docs is specifically reserved to make fun of the users.|
|It may not work correctly if someone appears unexpectedly and throws coins at it.|