Happy New Year! Will 2017 be a good one? Who knows? But we can look forward to the new release from Debian at the least. Not that a stable Debian release is that exciting, but it will be good to freshen up from Jessie to Stretch nevertheless.
Working wireless connection is the most crucial and essential thing for a lot of people today. Make it as OOTB as possible. The rest can test/try/tweak whatever they want later. And they probably do so