It was making me a little nervous that CW and other Canon spokesmen spent a lot of time talking about at least two stops of high ISO improvement, but none of them was actually addressing the matter of dynamic range, which for me is of greater interest than simple high-ISO capabilities. Likewise, the new HDR feature, while admittedly very intriguing in its own right, had me wondering if maybe Canon had given up trying to match the DR of Sony's Exmor sensors. We really do need some definitive testing on IQ, but as little bits and pieces emerge about the 5D3's performance, it's looking more encouraging all the time. Maybe I really do need one now rather than later.
Oh, and jrista, you have a history of introducing slow-starting threads.