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I disagree. Options +Indexes being disabled by default was a good idea, because it being enabled by default led to many people accidentally exposing sensitive files/folders without being aware that they are doing so. If someone wants to display a directory listing, they should find the option themselves.

The 403 article covers it, so anyone facing an issue should just have a look at the knowledge base:

Besides, I don’t think having a directory listing by default makes sense in website hosting. That behavior is usually met in HTTP versions of FTP servers, where files are being listed so you can easily access and download them. A website shouldn’t need to direct the visitor to a directory listing to display content.