Here's a permalink to that article, because it's about to get bumped by a much less useful article about John Rocker a.k.a Kenny Powers and why he should have his own ski.
It seems like the article has really sparked some interest, and left most people with the question, "But how does it perform?" So we're going to send a pair of SPK's Allen's way and have him mod them up for a BroBomb Real Deal Review. I think it's silly to ask if they'll work for big mountain because if you take your backcountry seriously you're probably not in SPKs. BUT we'll be sure to huck them off of full-size park jumps, bomb runs, ski switch, and anything else you can think of.
Try to think of what performance questions you'd have and we'll try to address them in the review.
Calling the above opinions "worthless" may have been a bit strong, but I think where Allen is feeling the frustration is when people make the broad proclamations about the value of V-cutting without having skied in anything but a traditional (still race-based) ski boot.
Of course it seems that a v-cut would aid with bindsouls and other variety of "roller-based" tricks, but Allen also states in the article that it helps with stuff like ollies and weighting your tails. If you like riding park then you'd probably appreciate those qualities. And tailpresses/tailslides are snowboard based, so you can all breathe a sigh of relief.