in any case, this channel is about bitcoin core really
Are there any upcoming plans for optimizing Bitcoin? (Other than Taproot, Schnorr)
there are lots of improvements being worked on by various people, some related to consensus rules, but far more things in p2p improvements (mostly in bitcoin core), generic software improvements in various software, other software stack built on top, ...
there isn't one grand roadmap because there isn't anyone that could decide one
luke-jr: how about I review 1107 now (taking my time to do it right), when I'm done I link you to my comment, you give my comment a quick skim to make sure it looks like I've done a reasonable job, and then you bump 1104 to the top of your queue.