It's a good discussion on that forum. Having a third party to make the conversion tool is better than Adobe doing it, not that they would.
A good portion of users would not use Illustrator anyway but for those who do or need the files to bring into InDesign, this looks promising and will be interesting to see how it unfolds. I wrote the developer to ask more.
By the way, I posted earlier that another separate developer is doing a conversion tool via Von Glitschka's tweet. Looks like competition! viewtopic.php?f=4&p=3090#p3090