|Christopher Donnangelo Venture-Lieutenant, New York—Syracuse aka SirGeshko|
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I believe the OP was asking about characters that have 1xp BEFORE August 14th, being rebuilt into tiefling or aasimar after the cutoff, but before they play their first game as a second level (following the normal rules for rebuilding).
Let's take a look at 4 hypothetical players:
-Alice has an aasimar cleric she created back in Season 4, and still has only 3xp.
-Bob built a human fighter back in Season 2, played him once, then put him on the shelf. When tieflings became available, he rebuilt his character, played him twice more, then switched to a different character for Season 5.
-Crystal heard about the blog post, and quickly whipped up a tiefling rogue, playing a module before the August 14th cutoff.
-Daniel missed the news about the retirement, but has a ball of GM credit from running three Season 5 scenarios earlier this year, and decides he'd like to build an aasimar sorcerer; this is that character's first play session.
You are running a table the last day of GenCon (August 17th), and these four sit down. They all have 3xp, and all are playing grandfathered races. How can you tell who is legal? Check the date of the first chronicle that grants xp. Is it dated before August 14th? Yes = Legal. No = Illegal without a boon. That's it. There's no inquisition as to the circumstances of your aasimar or tiefling character, no way of telling *when* you rebuilt your character, just that their first xp needs to be dated prior to August 14th.
If Edna wants to rebuild her aasimar she played once last month into a tiefling right before next PaizoCon, she can do so, because her first xp is before the cutoff date.
If Frank plays his first ever PFS scenario August 13th, and doesn't play again until next year, he can rebuild his Valeros pregen into an aasimar Valeros, because his first xp is before the cutoff.
Unfortunately, Gina can play or run 5 sessions of The Confirmation in the weeks between now and GenCon, to "bank" up 5 PCs who can rebuild into the grandfathered races, because their first xp will be before the cutoff.
Don't be like Gina, don't be a jerk. Game responsibly.