We fundamentally disagree. Based on the architecture of most framework-driven bloated single page apps today, the idea of separating concerns—much less progressive enhancement—isn’t even known about. This “gospel” had no disciples.
First, I was talking about how SOC embeded itself deeply at the time. I definitely fought in the “don’t use onclick in your markup!” (et al) wars for many, many years. But that’s exactly my point…we fought about SOC, not for the ideals of PE.