It's the height of laziness to expect a patch for every little hack, especially when the actual work entailed in implementing this is little more than changing a few bytes with a hex editor and compiling a script.
So, since Darthatron will ignore you unless you actually try to do it, please take my advice. Try to do the hack yourself, and if you run into trouble, ask for Darth's help. I'm sure he'll be more than happy to oblige, but if you don't even try...
ETA: I plan to add this to the 649 Patch, assuming everything works. It's a very nice and logical addition to the game.
I already tried to do it 12 times but every time I do it, this is what happens: