> let’s ... leave this thread as a “quieter” place for discussing the meta and strategy issues related to Azimuth initiatives – and as a place for spawning off new specific projects.

Yes, good. By the way, I earlier moved this thread from the catch-all category "Azimuth Project" to the subcategory "Strategy". That's the right place for thinking at a broad strategic level about what the Azimuth Project should do.