We do repeatedly rediscover that on this forum.
Yeah it’s definitely interesting to think about — when should you try to make your company’s product appeal to a wider range of people (and how do you do that), and when should you try to make it appeal more to the customers you currently have.
Just thinking about its taste, it is a very subjective aspect — and I imagine it’s pretty tricky to reliably change it, given the aims of making Soylent nutritionally complete and reasonably healthy.
You can, of course, still buy some 1.7 powder and try it.( They only sell it by the box though, which is 7 pouches, each of which is 2000 calories.) I think the consensus is that it’s closer to 2.0 than 1.5 and earlier, but still fairly distinct. (Again, taste, so wildly subjective.)