Leon, that really doesn't contribute to this conversation. At all. It's on the to do list, it is something that will be coded in the future. This is something that has been planned all along, he can hold his breath, because it will come out.
As far as your question Jarhead, some people have modified ships because they have won games, done favors for admins in the past and so on. There will be no more modification of ships, however, until Research and Design.