For stability and functionality reasons, the majority of roms that I build are based on official releases. For instance, if I were to build from either a port of sense 6 I did myself, or use the base that Flyhalf has been working on, things like the fingerprint scanner wouldn't work, and inevitably, I'd have users constantly asking why it's not.
There will be a sense 6 venom rom if/when we get something from htc/sprint/Verizon.
HTC released the Sense 6 for the Max like 5 months ago. I'm not asking for an eta but are you going to make good on your word?
Aside from that have you dropped support for the Max all together?