I was right. Nice to be vindicated.
I met Leonard Nimoy at a convention less than a week before last years ComicCon, when they introduce Quinto. He said the reason Kirk wasn't in the film was his death in Generations. Which, to me, obviously meant we're seeing 24th Century Spock. Yet when I relayed that detail to some news outlets, they wouldn't run with it. Nuts to them. :P I was right!