The poll doesn't have a neutral option for people who don't "need" ripping, but would like to see the facility retained.
I no longer rip CDs, but I may like to use it for some rare occasions.
I do know people who still use CD exclusively.
You web site seems to suggest that MM5 still retains CD ripping facilities. ... The sentences are not clear, but the implication is there IMO.
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And review sites still indicate the MM has ripping facilities ... eg this "best free music players 2021" review
talks of "MP3 encoding for ripped CDs", and the full review says that MM Gold offers "bit-perfect CD ripping"
I doubt that I will use it, and I have other tools anyway, but I think that it should be retained, even if it is only available via some free separate addon. ... Do you really want to give Reviewers an extra item to put in their "con" column?