I mean this might seem like a non-issue, but seriously, pijul is painful to both write, read and remember. And sane defaults are of huuuge importance to me, especially if considering to try something new.
First thing i am going to see and do when trying some new command is typing it in. If that is non-pleasant, or downright annoying i will have had a bad first-impression. Google first impressions and you will see their importance.
as it stands now, I am intrigued by what pijul is, but I will wait until it is more standardized and widely adopted before even trying it, and one of the reasons for that is probably because I really really do not look forward to having to configure my shell on my machines to have a new alias, or have to type out “pijul” everytime.
I also use fd (find-fd) instead of find, mostly because its more ergonomic from the start, as well as rg instead of grep.