Solution for the War3patch.mpq problem (I hope I remember all steps correctly) / How to optimize Maps with Verxorians Warcraft 3 Map Optimizer 5.0 in 2019 (Tested with Wc3 Editor Version 1.31b):
1. Get a CASC-Editor (e.g. Ladik's CASC Viewer).
2. Open the storage: Warcraft III/data/data
I totally agree with you deleting your ressources here in protest. I also dont upload any art-ressources here because of the restrictive and random rejecting.
Best reason for rejecting one of my maps (Spanish Civil War), which is still on rejected:
"Seriously twelve players and a 4Mb map don't...