Quite the opposite. That they could make a bridge tells us honestly and undeniably, that its all pretty much still there, as before.
I just seeing this Maxon tip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2obqLwPJ94 about node asset.
It makes me cringe how they break a good working interface.
So you can make an asset with RMB over the node interface or even edit and Asset with RMB , that is very nice and good but then they break the Logic of whole procedure because to update an asset you need to go to Create>Save new version in a complete different place of the interface…
Forget clean house, they first need to clean what they are thinking.