Leica M5 and 28mm

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I want to use a 28mm on my M5. Does the entire viewfinder frame (beyond the 35mm guides) give an adequate approximation of a 28mm lens angle of view?
 
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The M5 has a .85 viewfinder and no 28mm lines, but the page you linked to is great. It shows me that the 28mm is just a little bit wider than the viewfinder edges.
I thought the Leica M5 has a 0.72 viewfinder.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leica_M5
http://camera-wiki.org/wiki/Leica_M5

Anyway, I replied to your thread on RFF. A previous owner had 28mm framelines added to my M5, shared with the 90mm as shown in the link that howardpan posted. They are pretty much up near (but inside) the edges of the viewfinder, with the bottom frameline running even with the edge of the meter readout bar. Unfortunately for me, I don't use 28mm much and even if I did, I wouldn't be able to see the framelines because I wear glasses.
 
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