This seems to be the new 'cool'. "Why jQuery whine", whine, whine.
> You've got jQuery on your own site. Why are you moaning about it?
It was a theme requirement, also, Tu Quoque.
> He must know jQuery well, hence why not use it?
Because dependency for 200 lines of code.
> Quite a lot more than the inevitable each that is also in there.
Then the rest of your reply was redundant, wasn't it...