So in my quest to find out if 8 haste is worth 9 healing, I stumbled across a 4/6 SWP healadin and checked out his armory profile.
He had an interesting view on gear and gemming. First the impressive stuff: He has 7/8 of T6, ditching the gloves for the same ones I picked up. Uber trinket off Illidan? He has it! Eirmad's also gone so far as to get 375 alch/ench for the ring enchants and healing trinket.
Now the weird stuff: He's still using exalted ring from MH. Likewise, he's put +22 red healing gems in nearly every slot available. Any left over slots got +11 healing/2mp5 purple gems. He has the +12 Int meta gem, which surprised me considering his love of +healing.
I also checked out his guild. They have 13 paladins, although I'm sure some are alts and a chunk are ret. In fact, most holy's are either PvP or in Kara/T5 gear. The only other holy T6 paladin I found was more balanced like me. Neither of their raiding paladins are JC'ers, so they're stuck with the neck off Mother. Perfectdrug is a miner/BS'er I think.
So how did we compare?
Perfectdrug Eirnad Me
Healing 2249 2553 2373
Holy Crit 26.9% 27.2% 26.7%
Mp5 227 236 221
Int 553 531 532
Haste 24 71 87
I wonder if they do a loot council thing. Eirnad seemed much better geared than the rest of the paladins, by a number of pieces. He's also Rank 2 in the guild (although so is Perfectdrug). Or maybe they had some turnover/rerolls. I dunno.