>if history is precidence, the D300s replacement will have a >different, new autofocus module not yet released and not >shared by the D7000. Obviously mere speculation at this >point.
I agree with your thoughts here. A lot of the discussion has been on what the D300 replacement will have on top of what the D7000 offers. I think your thoughts are more on point in that if history is any indication the camera will be a D4 minus rather than a D700 plus.