Yes I agree it's a retrograde step. It sort of depends on what happens when you log this with LANDESK. They might say this is a planed change in functionality or a bug. If it's a planned change, then I'd expect that change to be in the what;s new guide. If it isn't in there, then for me that shows it's an unplanned change in functionality.
I've checked with support and the "application works now in this way".