I want to be able to engrave arbitrary shapes - such as borders - along with text. The gcode in the pathshape is not really usable (by including it within the engrave skeleton code) without massive editing. For example it simply generates the code for a single pass at height 0. I normally use multiple shallow cuts since I have a small hobbyist router. The gcode also doesn't lift between independent segments.
So far, my main problem has been that I can't reliably choose it as a model when creating a job - occasionally it's available under a '2D' tree branch, but usually not. Until that's reliable I can't really use this feature (although I'd like to