Wow. It was never my intention to cause any of this debate.
Obviously a lot of people in this community like things to be very official and just right. That's your right and I won't enter into that one. However, that is why so many of us keep out of it and watch things from the fringe, because as soon as we try to do anything to help we get canned!
I was not trying to suggest my list would be THE place to find themes. As I put in my intro to the list, it was just another option to others. I didn't even make this thread to announce it. I just happened to notice another user trying to offer his services too - lucky guy that he is!
Anyway, what I do on my sites is totally up to me and I have decided to list the 1.5 themes. If you are one of those that find that a bit too hard to handle, I suggest you make it very simple for yourself and do not visit.
I never claimed for it to be the official site or a site that is any better than any other. In fact, much like Podz has done with his guides, I just thought it would be nice to have a list. I was actually stupid enough to think it may be of benefit to some people. The Codex list one is not always updated and so this is just another option. Nothing more nothing less.
And, judging by the fact that I had over 7000 hits yesterday [and without sitting down and doing a full analysis of the situation] it occurs to my limited understanding that people are keen to find these themes.
But, don't worry, I will certainly not offer my services again nor share my ideas with this community. Life is far too short for any of this nonsense!
You would have thought I would have learned after trying to share the WordPress Reference Centre.
Sheesh what a group of people!