There is a rumor floating around the photography forums since yesterday regarding Canon is stopping all production of 24-105 L lens due to some problems with the lens.
The rumor started from these 2 Japaneese forum websites:
You can try to read them using Babel Fish Translation here
LAST UPDATE: (21.10.05)
One of Nikonnian members had a conversation with a lens technician at Canon about supposed flair issues with the new 24 – 105 lens, and here’s what the technician said: