Not going to be worry over this one, just yet. It feels wiser to simply absorb useful information from the industry and wait for The Powers That Be to make their move.
“The end result is a very low rate of indexing on the site. Googlebot does its best, but its own URL scheduling systems don’t allow it to spend crawl effort on deeper URLs that it doesn’t see as having any value.”1
In the meantime, I appreciate the following tools for diagnosing any issues:
- Screaming Frog text-only crawls
- Google’s mobile friendliness tool and manual searches for crucial elements
- Diff Checker for source vs. rendered code differences