Interesting reality check from Volker -- apparently the German Notes User Group meeting was a big success this year.
$.07 says the 2007 - 2008 deployment balance is more Notes Classic than Notes RCP (Eclipse), however.
This is an opinion piece. And I am changing my mind. So, listen up. ;-)
The more I see of Notes 8, the more I am convinced you only want the full thing. Just stop thinking about Notes Classic. If you want to run this, just stay on Notes 6.5.