I’ve reposted this here because Tim’s site requires comments to be manually moderated, apparently, without that being made clear to you when you leave a comment. For context, you’ll have to read the article first.
I’ll recap my responses from Twitter here, to keep the discussion straightforward:
1: discouraging the use of a product (that the community at large has voted as the best open-source tool of 2010, even) because it has outdated marketing is unhelpful. Yes, our examples on the site are poor examples; they are from the first days of Modernizr, when I still had to explain to people what they could do with it at all. Fortunately, a new site is around the corner with much better documentation and examples.
And personally, I think you’re clinging to an era that’s behind us, at the cost of moving the world faster into the era ahead of us. Again, that’s your right, but I’ll respectfully disagree that that’s a good thing.