Thanks for updates ;)
I think the goal of most people to consume more program is facilitated not make life more difficult. Surely it's easy for fans of programming, but not for those who want to design something. Thanks anyway and good luck with your project.
A very, very klunky interface. E.g. to run brl-cad on Ubuntu, you need to run mged from the command line. The process of changing attributes is also very tedious. This would have been a great package in the 1980's.