Community, Sandbox, Roleplay
the 3 main parts the game adverises, source: Ryzom.com.
Exactly. Sadly, too many are such slaves to the lore that they will mansplain to the devs the way I've seen people try telling JK Rowling about Harry Potter, which causes damage to the community.
But back on topic; if a change can be executed well, the lore can be expanded/evolved to accommodate, so lore-friendliness is a poor excuse to shoot a proposal down. It may be a valid criticism of the execution of the idea, but not of the idea itself.
---Do not assume that you speak for all just because you are the loudest voice; there are many who disagree that simply have no desire to waste words on you.