If you think porting to RUST is NOT important then you need to look at this

Giving the recent light of updates on development, as for one of the single most important software possibly for remainder of our lifetime. We must allow them more time. Its a technology that will extend to our children and grandchildren. Take your own greed and haste and hold them back just a bit, you will appreciate the beauty that comes after.

Just a comparison to check with reality, although I am not technically inclined enough to comment on actual process of things, I just firmly believe David and the core team knows what they are doing.