Bad Pages?

I’m excited about the update to iWork but I’m starting to get concerned. I’m seeing rumblings of key features being removed. Overreaction? I hope so. Here is one article on the subject with links to lists of removed features.

Pages 5: An unmitigated disaster

Dear oh dear. They really have done it, haven’t they? They have taken what had evolved into a rather decent word processor / page layout application and have eliminated so many useful features that it effectively is now a piece of useless junk, and I honestly have no idea for whom this latest version of Pages is intended.