I think the idea was to get this branch merged? Vlad, please comment if it should be merged or it's not ready or there's other plans, etc.
Yes, the plan was to merge this.
I was hoping for some feedback after my e-mail announcing it to bro-dev, as this was mainly to help the community.
It doesn't have any tests. I'm on the fence about whether or not I should add some, or if it doesn't really make sense, as the whole point of this is to help maintain compatibility with an older version, and this will go away in 2.7.
Run a quick double check that the events work as they used to be