Hi Michael - I'd go with the official word from Tableau. It's generally possible the community might be at liberty to discuss things that we, as employees, are not really supposed to divulge, but it is equally as likely that they got the information from Tableau initially. It's kind of a chicken/egg situation, but my end point is that it is unlikely Tableau gave you the official word of "currently not on any roadmap" and told another person something different.
I understand your frustration, and I would recommend looking at the ideas sections on http://community.tableau.com/community/ideas
If http://community.tableau.com/ideas/1946 doesn't meet your requirement, you could submit your own idea. If it resonates with people, it will get upvotes and in the end will likely have much better visibility than a forum post.
Didn’t know exactly how this worked.
I went ahead and submitted my own idea.
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