Actually, the Versions (now releases) and Components views have been using the AUI Restful Table at least since JIRA 5.x. With the restyling of JIRA 7.2+ of the releases and components views, the table has gotten some renewed attention. I’ve been working with this table for some time now and to my knowledge, it is a combination of the AUI Restful table, and a specific implementation for JIRA. The AUI Restfultable is extended in the jira-project-config plugin to meet the specific requirements for working with components and versions.
I would not expect this to come to AUI mainly because the AUI Restfultable has been created with extensibility in mind. You can look at the source code in the
Is there anything specific of this Restfultable implementation that you would like to use for your projects?