Lightroom mobile workflow makes no sense

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I am at a loss to understand why Adobe would have a workflow designed primarily to go from Mac/PC to iPad other than to show off your existing work. To me, common sense dictates that you would shoot images in the field, ingest them into Lightroom, enter your metadata information for location, keywords, mark your best images and maybe do some rudimentary work with the sliders to see how the final product might work. Then when back at your more powerful Mac/PC you would sync them with the desktop version of Lightroom and make your final changes and enhancements on the actual final file rather than on a smart preview. Although I welcome version 1.0 of the app, I would really like to see the ability to enter keywords, location data etc plus mark your best prints using the star ratings and selects. With those featrures on board Lightrorom mobile becomes more useful. Even Photoshop touch has a better feature set than this app with support for layers!
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I posted something very similar a couple weeks ago. It seems what a lot of people are missing is the potential in a RAW + JPEG workflow option. I understand that even the new A7 in the air/mini isn't enough to handle gobs of raw files, but all I want to do is cull/crop/keyword. Let me do that with jpegs and swap in the raw files when I get back to my desk.