Will templates/user/summary.hbs ever be a widget?

I am planning on tweaking the user profiles on my Discourse and of course noticing profile, including the summary page, are still handlebars templates. Are there plans to rewrite these using the virtual-dom library (a.k.a. making profiles widgets)?

No plans at the current time. The widgets are much harder to write and so there needs to be a need for a huge speed improvement to implement them.