Hasselblad do this because they can keep certain aspects of their image processing proprietary.
I agree but to what end. Do the proprietary aspects of Phocus have enough (any) value as "intellectual" property to offset the costs of developing and maintaining a "full service" software program? Perhaps the Plug-in approach to provide the same level of raw conversion isn't technically possible.
It seems obvious to me it's a valid attempt to do as Phase one back users , having one application to manage multiple raw file formats.
I don't have a Hasselblad MF other than the 39MKII they lent me for testing. I am very happy with LightRoom for Canon files. . Yet if I could get into MF, I would think the options in Phocus 2.5 appealing.
I wish I had a way of converting the 39MKII files for processing in LR, but that isn't possible for the file formats shot into the computer.
The original Phocus had artifacts in areas that were causing moire on fabric. I haven't had time to see if it can be bettered in 2.5 or not.