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Guess it would make ploughing more fun. Also a security vulnerability and probably just the tip of the iceberg considering how much software is going into ordinary everyday devices which worked manually in the past.
Debian release in-place upgrades can be seamless if one follows the upgrade guide in release notes. It's not a one-step process as all 3rd party repos should be inactivated and 3rd party applications removed iirc. One can probably get away with not doing it in most cases but there are regular topics opened at Debian forums for issues when guide is not followed. Driver/firmware issues are the most common.