Grumbling Grognard wrote:
Definition of "Old School"
Avalon Hill's "Jutland", c1974 (2nd edition!)
"Advanced rules", P.8 Section IV, Sub Section D, Paragraph 1
"Movement of ship counters is theoretically simultaneous. Therefore, players must refrain from studying or looking at an opposing player's ships as he moves them."
It was a different era. Players were expected to play, not litigate the rule book.