If I design my blog to display all of my articles on the front page, my readers should see my blog on the front page!They were unable to see the need to segment the main page display.
If your blog uses one of the new dynamic templates, you may have noticed that there is no Archives link (nor an Archives gadget). With a Dynamic Template, there is no Archives link, because there are no archived posts, period.
When you open your blog, using a dynamic template, the blog will display a few recent posts, which will look like the normal main page view. Once you examine the posts displayed immediately, scroll down the page, and watch the scroll tab. When you push the scroll tab to the bottom, the display will refresh, and show another section of the blog.
Each time you scroll to the bottom of the page, you'll get a new section of posts, progressively older. In effect, the entire blog is displayed in main page view, accessed by scrolling down the page. With everything in main page view, there is no need for archives, because everything is right there - you just don't see it, until you need to see it.
And this should make the opponents of auto pagination happy. Once again, they can display the entire blog on the front page of their blogs.