Sticking With WP 4.x For Now by an author (Ton Zijlstra)

For now I’ll stick with WP4, until I see more confident reviews. Currently, searches for WP alternatives, calling WP’s new course Dreamweaver, quirks, and bugs, do not inspire that confidence.

There is a fork, ClassicPress, already. I may spin up a VPS this weekend and try it out.