WM1302 Pi Hat uses unsupported GNSS module by Semtech HAL?

Looking at the picture on the wiki, the HAT uses a Quectel GNSS module:

However, the Semtech HAL (to which the WM1302 setup wiki points to), only supports uBlox 7. Please see the following comments in the Semtech source-code:

What was the reason to use the Quectel GNSS module instead of an uBlox?