Don't say it's for flexibility! If flexibility is all that matters, where is software for making a whole website by typing everything freeform all into one field.
So we draw lines, make judgments, to make the system practical.
I AM MOVING AN EE SITE NOW Right now I am moving an ee site I have moved a few times, and every time, it is a super pain the butt.
I am going to give an example, below, of how EE handles a new path to where it runs, then how another system does it. I pray no one will defend the dumb way EE has this setup. I pray also the mastermind of this scheme, come forward, admit the problem, apologize, promise to fix it, and then fix it.
EXPRESSION ENGINE SETUP