Now is the time to submit your feedback on Eclipse
Eclipse has been a sore spot for the community (as I'm sure all of you are aware) for some time now. What frustrated users the most (based on my observations) was the apparent lack of DeviantART staff attention on the community's voice. The comments section on Change Log submissions was once overflowing with negative sentiment and rants, but now is much less volatile.
Many of you don't want to (and that's fine) but I thought I would encourage everyone just once (and I promise I will never mention it again) to try Eclipse and submit your feedback. Eclipse will not be optional in the future; if you do not want to change platforms, contribute to what Eclipse grows into. I am not a fan of Eclipse myself, but there is an opportunity for end users to shape its development.
Staff is listening - the DeviantART team is making an obvious and concerted effort to consume user feedback, especially @danlev and @humblehills who are regularly acknowledging and responding to comments in a positive