I can understand why Canon is hesitate going into the "mirrorless"/ "EVIL" business. They have already have the G12 and S95 for the high end non-professional area. So the new "mirrorless" needs to be in the professional area (read it as expensive). Let us have a look in what most of the existing "mirrorless" models (except Leica M9)now. They all have auto focus with about 0.3 to 0.5 second shutter focus delay ( same delay for most of the point and shoot). Now howmany professional will or can live with this kind of delay?? Leica M9 takes a totally differeent approach. IT uses manual focusing with built in range finder.So thes hutter delay will be less than 0.1 second. However. This will make the lens and body focusing mechanism to be very complicated. That is why the lens and body are so expensive. Also how many people nowadays knows how to or want to use a range finder for focusing?? Until Canon can come up with a fast auto focusing system based on "Live View", Canon will be hesitate to go into the high end morrorless business.