That's the main issue with these compacts, DR typically sucks.
Yes, and that's the usual caveat in such comparisons too : resolution itself doesn't depend on sensor size alone (until you hit the wall of light wavelength), but DR does.
On a french forum there also has been a 450D (the latest Rebel, XSi I think) vs. 5D comparison : the two images really held the same details, though there were discriminant ones (ie evident things near pixel size), but the scene was a street with a portion of sky, and the street being exposed the same, in one shot the sky was burnt, in the other not. Guess which is which!
Micheal article is great, in that it can draw photographers' attention to what really counts : photography itself, and not the toys we use for it. But it does also mention that large pixels do retain some avantages in some situations, yes of course.
So, I'd have a request for the G10 vs P6000 review : Michael, if it's not too late, would it be possible to include some DR-specific shots?
I'm thinking to a 9 or 10-stop scene (eg an interior shot with view outside the window), exposed to the right and then processed to pull some detail out of the shadow. Of course high ISO shots tell a part of the tale, but some real-world situation like that might be useful too.
Anyway, maaaaany thanks for all the informations you provide!