We introduced support for
sideEffects: false in package.json. When this field is added, it signals to webpack that there are no sideEffects in the library being consumed. This means that webpack can safely eliminate any used re-exports from your code.
The flip side of the internet is that it leaves popularity to the masses. That’s not a dig on the masses, it’s just an observation that when you leave a technical skill to the judgement of people who don’t understand the intricacies of said skill, you end up with Kid Rock having an album go diamond.