Genjix wrote about this in two recent posts. Here's one.
Some developers argue that with the issues being highly complex, that users have no say in the system’s core development
And the other:
Other developers disagree with giving this information away and feel like you as users should trust their judgement
Are there public expressions of some core developers that object to public scrutiny and participation in the decision-making process? Who, of the core team, has issued such opinions?