Optical Disk Status

From the Qubes documentation “Passthrough reading and recording (a.k.a., “burning”) are not supported by Qubes OS. This is not a limitation of Xen, which provides scsiback and scsifront drivers, but of Qubes OS. It will be fixed in the future

I would suspect a low priority, but is there a status update?

I think USB CD drive recording should work well, should not they?
At least reading from USB CD-ROM drive works perfectly well for me, I think burning will also work.

Yes. I understand USB optical drives to function normally. I ought to have been more specific about using a SATA optical drive in Qubes.