|Do you know where your variables are?|
the benefits I described
You had not -- and still have not -- described any "benefits".
At best you've outlined your personal preference for adding an extra layer to your applications for no good reason.
But they are your applications, so do as you will. (Just don't try to feign some CompSci justifiction for it. )
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.