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A Change in LFP thinking?

Tesla recommends 100% daily charging and leaving the charge cable connected with the LFP Model 3. Have any of you dug into the why? Did they pick a lower charge termination voltage, tweak the chemistry, just try to simplify the user experience at the cost of battery service life?
I don’t see whether the charging habits data gathered here has proved whether the 80% charging adherents have experienced measurably slower capacity loss than us who drive hard and just leave it plugged in…?
2012 i-SE "MR BEAN" 128,000 mi, 34 ah
2016 KIA SOUL EV, 76k miles
2000 Mazda Miata EV, 78 kW, 17 kWh
1983 Grumman Kurbwatt EV,170 kW
1983 Mazda RX-7 EV 43 kW 27 kWh
1971 "Karmann Eclectric" EV 240 kW 19 kWh

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