Quote Originally Posted by TehYoyo View Post
No. DS is blaming jQuery because it is too big, tends to be over-used, and is poorly used by developers.
Whether jQuery is over-used or poorly used should be criticism directed at developers. jQuery is not responsible for bad programmers writing bad code.

As for whether it's too big... earlier in this thread, we actually measured jQuery's impact. Only 13ms were spent downloading the library.