One, Borderlands -- the game that's shipping to stores -- has basically been "in the can" for awhile now. Two, I'm pretty positive that folks are working to complete this DLC right now; they're probably staying late and missing time with their families and friends (or sleep) so they can meet some kind of deadline. This is after they probably crunched to get the actual disc-based game finished in time for release.
We don't know how big this additional bit of content is, but like Bethesda's post-Fallout 3 DLC plan, it appears to be one episode of many. We have to hope that whatever Gearbox has planned for its DLC, it'll be significant enough to warrant laying down some extra dough.
While I can't say too much about Borderlands (embargoes and all), I can say this -- it's unlikely you'll feel like you're "missing" anything. There are 87 bazillion guns included in it, after all.
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