Why, all of a sudden are ordinances prior to 1500 now available to reserve?
I am just another 'lowly' User/Patron ...
[ And, I happen to be a Member of the Church ... ]
'Yes', the "Bar" has been "Lowered", for "Temple" Work, from the before 1500 A.D, to now the before A.D. 200.
Here is, a more recent, "Knowledge Article," in 'FamilySearch':
[ 'Dated': 2 April 2020 ]
I hope, that this may help/assist, somewhat.