GitHub User: patrickjholloway
I don't really care if it is a lot less code. Using Backbone creates much more readable and extensible code that is a requires a lot less clutter in the markup.
Angular seems like a great tool, but feel like I would have a hell of a time coming back months after I wrote it trying to tease apart the js and the markup, let alone doing the same if someone else wrote it. I like to keep my markup super clean.