Thanks to oqwarrior for the heads up.
From C|Net, Windows XP Service Pack 1 alpha builds have shipped to OEMs and eventually will include many enhancements to the core OS as well as the usual bug fixes we are used to seeing with a service pack. Such enhancements include:
- Support for the Mira technology.
- Ability for OEMs to remove more middleware technologies. This includes Media Player, Internet Explorer, Windows Messenger.
News source: IB Elite