I like the way Evan is designing Elm. His focus on the usability of the language is really great.
I do agree on the point about how the forum is managed. The first post on the (stealthy) release of 0.19 (*) was directly locked. That is ridiculous. Give the community space to talk about it, and don't force everyone to use slack.
We're a place where coders share, stay up-to-date and grow their careers.
We strive for transparency and don't collect excess data.