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Keeping things fresh/updated is traditional in many scopes, as long as it's useable. Some deviants drew up some good ideas that merge the old appeal with the new code, so if maintained I'm down with an update!
Yeah, half-a-dozen features break every time I try to navigate DeviantArt while using Eclipse. Even if it weren't broken, there's a bunch of bloat that I never needed and the presentation strikes me as a bit more cluttered than classic.
Many. Most notable being ability to like comments, live notifications, the ability to pick the color theme (I use dark theme during night and green theme during day for interesting experience. lol), list goes on.
I've observed that many of the bells and whistles of Eclipse would be trivial to implement in Classic; I'm not entirely sure why they also bundled it with a UX overhaul that cripples navigation functionality for PC users.
When classic layout gets retired and eclipse is the default layout, this site's userbase is going to drop so damn low it'd make post-porn ban Tumblr look active.