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I can also understand and appreciate if DxO views their methods as intellectual property and a competitive advantage. They are, as far as I know, a for-profit entity and seem to be acting as such. So lacking that, all the public has to go on is how DxO results compare to the results of other testing labs and people's experience in the field.
But right now DxO is the 800 pound gorilla - their results are more widely publicized and cited online than any other testing lab, so many view the results as the final word, when in fact they aren't."