After months of waiting, I received this email from Apple just a few minutes ago:
Thank you for applying to the iPhone Developer Program.
We have reviewed the information you submitted when you initiated your program enrollment request and we are ready to instruct you on the steps required to complete the enrollment process.
Please click here to review and agree to the Standard License Agreement. You must execute this agreement prior to completing the purchase and activation process for the iPhone Developer Program.
Once you complete and activate your purchase, your enrollment will be complete.
iPhone Developer Program
I guess now that the App Store is live, they can let more people into the program. Now I guess I’ll have to re-download the SDK and pony up.