I get the question "do you play slide?" more often than you would think , seeing as how I've NEVER USED one on a recording or during a single live performance ...EVER!!!-lol
Music is every bit as much an appetite as the one that we all associate with food.
Viewing it that way , it's easy to see how many of every musician's personal choices like whether or not to use a slide or a certain reed (woodwinds) is gonna vary about the same amount as people who have pickle relish with their meals.
Why in the world would anyone (other than @David Letterman, anyways) walk around quizzing random diners about whether they're having pickle relish or not?
For me , it's the same with music ... I simply will not "demand" that another musician add certain non-essential things to their instrument just because I had the thought or happen to like the sound of some silly gadget they prefer not to use.
Comprende? ...Of course you do.