Since the original purpose of this thread (gauge interest in a Unity 7 team) has been achieved, please open new and more topical threads for further discussion.
For example, it may be worthwhile for the Unity 7 team to distill the wisdom of these 168 posts into a much shorter FAQ or introduction for new members.
If you wish to voice your support for the Unity 7 team, please use the ‘me too’ (heart icon) on specific posts.
If you wish to join the Unity 7 teams, jump into the other Unity 7 threads and begin contributing. Also see the ‘popular links’ under Post #1 for the Unity team(s) in Launchpad.