There is now a blog for Family Tree Maker 2008 " to communicate updates, improvements and information about strategic direction to the community as quickly as possible. " The first post promises that comments and discussion are welcome.
Family Tree Maker Blog
Sounds like this is the place to post questions and get an official answer from an Ancestry employee.
Good news about reports. The blog says "customers have been asking for some additional charts and reports in Family Tree Maker 2008. We are working very hard to deliver an hourglass chart, a register report and an ahnentafel report by mid-October via an online program update."
Family Tree Maker 2008