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Probably most go for the shiny because they are lazy,

a web server for instance is a complete utility, people may add/change a bit here or there but really apart from at most some interfacing all the work is done: plug in run out of the box.

a b+ tree is a much smaller component, used by itself doesn't do much and needs a lot more "application" around it.

does the guy who invented the alternator get any recognition for his part in the millions of cars that bring us around? Sure the manufacturers appreciate it but for the masses it's invisible, a few layers below the shiny, most car owners will never never see it, but it's there.
(Why would somebody buy just an alternator, it's all but useless without being part of a larger application.)
People have hard about the motor, it makes the car move, bigger ones make it go faster, shinier ones impress more people - as does the web server make the data move, shiner (more featureful) ones dio it better (??? - or so they say).

What does the alternator do, do we really need it (in fact not really), what does the b+ tree do?

so really it depends who you want as your audience, people that just want/see the shiny object regardless what's inside, or people that build the shiny objects and are fully invested in the components? There's less of the latter people so there will be less stars, but it'll be stars from smart/real people, not flocks of sheeple.

Edison [supposedly] gave us the light bulb, who invented the copper wire that connects it to the hamster? The bulb is useless without the latter, it's first thing every electrician learns. And there's more to copper wire than hooking up lights.
(And imagine if you had the patent for that.)
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