There are currently three types of Venice in the wild.
1. Venice 5 with slave firmware.
2. Venice 7 with master firmware.
3. Venice 7 with slave firmware.
All of these are different, all are not compatible with one another and none of these would excite CF even if they had a pair of 34DD boobs attached!
Additionally, the manufacturer of the Venice chips appears to keep the serial protocol very close to its chest and charges a lot (many thousands) for access to it. All information there is is guarded by a NDA, so anyone who has anything is frightened to share it anyway.
For the DIY scene, the slave series of firmware will be supported as part of any spare time the developers have.
For the commercial side of things, i.e. the master firmware, it is not part of the DIY scene. Therefore, there is no real motivation for us develop anything for it; especially as there was/is already a CF plugin available. It is all about motivation; speaking personally, I have absolutely nothing against CB (he has always been more than helpful to me) but why would any of the DIY slave firmware team develop for something they don't use (nor want to)?
Saying all that, you never know what the future might bring.... :whistle: