OK, I understand, please excuse some sort of activism from my side!
My understanding of this plugin first was:
Giving the reseller the possibility to edit the (virtual) default page for new customers, in analogy to the customisation of the welcome email. Some sort of reseller owned template.
Concerning the (server) default page:
My intention was, to obtain as few information about installed systems and software as possible (though obscurity is no concept). Well, some thoughts on existing wheels, as you mentioned.