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Sound categorization

We have categories like Category:Press cameras and Category:Military cameras. But we can only categorize those cameras as press cameras or military cameras which were produced and marketed especially for press or military purposes. Remind how many different cameras are in the pockets of soldiers in a war, cameras which they used as civilians at home. Regarding this we would have to categorize any existing camera type as "military" camera since it might have been used by a soldier in uniform. But that would not be a useful categorization to distinguish cameras for different purposes. U. Kulick 01:43, 22 February 2011 (PST)

That's the hard part about online encyclopedias in the wiki format. The people that work on it regularly know about the distinction, but random users won't know and might use it incorrectly. As I recall, I had a Polaroid Sun camara I used when I was in the Army. HaarFager 20:07, 22 February 2011 (PST)
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