George Lucas is only doing this for the money, right? For years he had said that he would only have has improved vision of the films on DVD. Now, he plans to release the films as they were seen in the theaters in 1977 and 1980 and 1983. They will be available on September 12.
I'm a big fan of the saga - I'm not as obsessive as others are, but still, my wife will tell you that I enjoy the series. I haven't decided yet whether I will get the original films, but probably not at this point.
UPDATE: Lucas is a real trooper.