As I suggested, just extend the cut off points for books and any advantage whether percieved or real will be negated. Then we can all go back to rolling dice and wait for this whole thing to blow over.
First off I will say that competitively apt players are needed as playtesters to help sort out bad play experiences that can arise from abusive rules. As an aside I also think some casual players should be involved in playtesting, in fact I would say a whole spectrum of players should be testing to help balance the narrative and meta balance of any book but thats on the company GW itself to think about. So its not an argument for this post. Concerning whether or not you get an advantage, I see above Mr Charisma talking about prior knowledge of how an army plays being an advantage. As you po