More on the D200 Long Exposures
Canon night photographers (many who are still standing around with that deer-in-the-headlights look on their faces) will benefit, though. In the long run, all competition in the digital space is good for everyone. The news about the Nikon D200 should only motivate Canon (and hopefully Pentax and Sony and everyone else) to improve even faster.
* That's the opposite of "Earth-shaking".