So, as I update mods and switch more of them over to Fabric, I'm sure I'll frequently get asked "Will you port to Forge" or "Why not Forge," so I figured I'd make a document explaining why and link to it instead of typing up the explanation every time.
The Short Version
Maintaining mods for two different mod loaders is time consuming, and when choosing between them, Fabric is the clear choice to me. The lead developer of Forge, LexManos, has essentially told me he will not support features that allow me to update at least one of my mods past 1.12.2, and on top of that, he did so very rudely while treating me like a complete idiot for trying to make it possible to continue using Forge for that mod. I am not the only person he has treated in this manner, and I do not support this kind of toxic behavior.
But how does Fabric compare to Forge?
I've considered this too, and it is generally more flexible in terms of what I can do with it, and more lightweight. In addition, it has several performance mods whic