Well, out of context right now I'm not sure but, for the example of Xavier's composition, if I had a list of shaders, and I would want a specific range of the shader list to be replaced, how would I do it without ranges ?
And he wanted the items to be replaced not always to be the same but to change.
If for example there was a Replaces Ranges In Lists with drawers, I could make a range from 2-5 for example and fill a 5 shaders list that would place itself at positions 2-5.
How would I be able to choose the position of the items to be replaced ?
Another piece — "select a bunch of pre-connected nodes, right-click them into a macro and all publishing and cable connections are done for you" — doesn't have a public feature request, but we're already working on it and are planning to release it in Vuo 1.3.