It’s been brought up that the pullback on certain Pathfinder release schedules was due to the people involved being overworked, not necessarily due to Starfinder’s emergence. So it was scaled down to give the creators more room to breath and focus on the projects they are working on.
I believe Rysky is on to something there, I had noticed an improvment in both Campaign and Companion lines right after the slower release schedule began. An over worked team producing good work, will produce great work when given reasonable resources.
I am really not ready for a new Pathfinder edition. I enjoy the growth of the system and the small amount of experimentation that is going on, I understand that with the volume of material produced all of it will not be perfect, but that is why RPGs are superior to other forms of games, the assumption that we will monitor our own rules system is part of the rules.