You definitely are a very informed and up to date guy! Your knowledge "on everything" is truly remarkable! Respect on this gift of yours!
However, your habit of digging in everything until you get to its DNA is very unhealthy for you and for the people around you...
Despite my bad habit of making silly jokes and ending my sentences with " he he " I will not do this on any of my sentences on this post of mine....
Your existence is truly unique! I sincerely feel sorry for you...I will refrain from making any further comments on this subject.
Preamble: This thread was started for the solely purpose of gathering information regarding the opportunity of producing a new product: 16mm negative B&W film of the speeds stated in the first post.
The tech specs available for download were added later for everybody to consult. Also, a survey was added for people to declare their opinions and share their opinions.
The name of the product offered was : Valerian's Fresh Film.
Product development: The 16mm negative B&W film was never produced by Foma therefore this product is NOT offered by them. This new product will be produced by Foma at my personal suggestion. It will be produced under private label. The label with the product's name "Valerian's Fresh Film" will be printed by me and applied on all the 16mm negative b&w films that will be produced. Foma logo will be on the product label (as part of the label design) and they will be indicated as the producer of the film!
Regarding the subject you have brought up, here are the answers. I will post them without the intention of further conversation on this subject.
Question 1 : "I have learned from Foma in Czech Republic that a Valerian E Partenie is negotiating with them to resell their Fomapan film cut and perforated 16 mm by them. Why did Mr. Partenie conceal this information from the forum?"
Answer: I will not resell their "Fomapan film cut and perforated 16mm" The correct sentence is: They will produce for me, at my order, 16mm negative b&w films with the tech specs we agreed, product that I will resell. The main reason that I have concealed this information from the forum is not to involve their name publicly. There are a few forum members that had contacted me in private, and they can confirm, that I had gladly revealed the producer's name to them. You did not do that...
The second reason was not to drag Foma's name into a public dispute. However, despite my efforts, words like "Foma's spectral sensitivity data is primitive" were posted by you, without me revealing the producer's name...
Question 2: "Why doesn't Mr. Partenie sell the Fomapan film with the Foma label so the buyers know what they are getting?"
Answer: This post, as stated into the preamble, was intended to gather information from the market. The product simply does not exist yet! Nor the label...There is nothing to sell at this time.
The future of this product is already described in the preamble.
Affirmation 1: "If he plans to later substitute other product, he must be prevented from doing this from the start."
Answer: There is no substitution involved here.
Demand 1: "Demand that Mr. Partenie drop his absurd "Valerian's Fresh Films" label and resell Foma film as "Foma"!"
Answer; Since this is a new product and it will be made under a private label the name "Valerian's Fresh Films" will be printed on the product's label along with the producer's logo.
Demand 2: "Demand that Mr. Partenie say who he is and where he is!"
Answer: I am Valerian E Partenie (also the name on this forum's account) the person that the Foma representatives already told you about.
Demand 3: "If he refuses, make a different arrangement for redistributing specially slit/perfed Fomapan"
Answer : With all due respect, I don't understand what do you want me to answer at this demand of yours...It looks to me like an ultimatum...and I do refuse to discuss it...
I truly hope that the above answers will be fairly understood by anyone who read this post of mine.
In conclusion: I would like to share with you all my personal impressions regarding this post of mine...
This post is my first experience with meeting people from all over the world that are reunited through a common interest: cinematography
The thread that I started here, as you have roughly found it, is a genuine one.. It is a personal action of mine, feeling sorry for the analog film's life...
So I took action and found a solution of producing a new product for less money! I'm investing my money to do this (I never asked you of any money!)
I was only interested if any potential buyers! In fact this was (and still is) the purpose of this thread...
All of you understood and we had a pleasant conversation (on the forum or as PM) except ONE that went to the producer to look for me...
Even after the producer confirmed me as the person that he is dealing with for this project...that ONE person starts a lot of demands...
This being said, Dennis, from now on I will never read or give any answer to any of your posts.
Once again, I can assure you of my sincere admiration for your knowledge of things, but you are far from the person that I would ever have a pleasure to have a chat with.
Therefore, please do not post anything else on this thread of mine! I will gladly read any other post of yours, that are truly very documented, but not on this thread.
Valerian E Partenie