Also please pass my thanks along to the dev team--these answers were considered, thorough, and well worth the wait. Appreciated.
There were also some juicy tidbits in there for those of us who must Heal to Full. I do not know to what extent that feedback received therefrom may or may not have affected the shadow/merc answers, but even if the Combat Team is considering changes to ranged classes generally rather than re-opening sorc questions point-by-point, it might be a good idea to update the sorcs as to where you guys want to take the class in 2.5 and take the opportunity to outright retract Heal to Full.
As a matter of principle, no class should have to go digging around in other
class rep answer threads to glean bona fide answers to the questions that their
Don't leave us sorcs out in the cold!