I am glad to report that Microchip has updated its PIC32 errata to add a little more clarity to the situation. These issues were discussed in previous posts Magnus Errata 1 and Magnus Errata 2. The specific clarifications are:
As always, I advise that you download the latest errata data for your particular PIC from the Microchip website.
Peter Camilleri (aka Squidly Jones)