If he does it to his own file it won't have the code changes so still won't display.
He could also d/l Digiblur's rom and just take the SystemUI.apk file too.
But.... One learns a lot more by doing it themselves and who knows, maybe he/she will find modding fun and be the next cool dev to come up with a cool rom!
Current Phone: TMobile Galaxy Note III
ROM: Rooted "stock" NB4 kitkat
Current Tablet: Nexus 7 (Rooted stock)