Hey, what do you do if you've got a group of enthousiasts who are pretty vocal about the stuff they love and hate about your product and who have a pretty clear set of wishes for the next version? You do none of that, gimp one feature and then completely drop one of their other favorite features, of course!
Is there some sort of competing WHS team within Microsoft? Some sort of power struggle they're occupied with? Because that's the only reason I can think of for this unprecedented amount of aimless flailing about.
Oh yeah, NSFW blog post title I guess.