Originally Posted by endolex

Though honestly I wish they'd give a statement already, even if they just said "we won't make it our priority to follow 5E rules".
Because then we could stop arguing here and instead focus on preparing a 5E community mod that fixes all rules issues (and maybe also renders all barrels and surface effects that don't come from the PHB inert while we're at it).

They won't. When you know that an answer would be disliked by a lot of customers its better to say nothing and leaving them in the dark so they still buy it.