You have raised several important issues, so I intend to post a few separate responses, which will enable us in the future to split this thread to several independent threads.
Thanks for initiating the discussion.
1. Wishlist Forum
We will shortly deploy a bug and task management application (a variant of http://www.tersus.com/#Id=142).
This will enable all of us to report bugs and suggest features, and then we'll prioritize them and report progress.
If this works as expected, I guess we won't need a new forum.
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