needless to say there have been a lot to work. This adds up to improvements and re-structuring which have led to some of those same functions not worked on or/and dismissed altogether.
Another reason has to do with the developers putting most of their focus into RGM , the proposed better IDE to fruition. RGM promises better features and is easier to work with since it is structured using QT unlike LGM that uses JAVA.
You can keep up to date joining the Discord or its github page.