Nikon Coolscan IV
or Minolta Scan Elite II
are the ones to go for.
Overall quality of a good slide is still way ahead of anything a digicam can provide.
A small picture on a screen might not make a difference if you've got a decent scanner, but if you want to make large prints digicams are hopelessly inadequate.
A slide or negative contains several times the data the output from even the best digicam does, and you're not facing the planned obsolescence of your camera as the next version is released in 6 months...