Oh god my brain hurts.
Sorry, vocation got those brain cells moving. I hit this post like a fat guy hitting placid water. Getting dumber now, and again... And again...
And again... ^19045790.43789054w84
Ok. Think I'm back to normal.
Worst part? "When we release errata, it will always be free." turns up four hits in the ENTIRE INTERNET. This thread links to two of them and the other two are ENWorld. So this Dragon Magazine Editor turned 4th Edition Editor apparently never actually said this to begin with.