It’s still a regression from the end users perspective. Don’t bother looking at it unless you’re a developer. There’s a slightly longer explanation here.
Quick side note: I really need to write a whole post about GHOP. For now, I’d just like to (publicly) give my thanks to everyone who participated and made it happen. You know who you are, and my email to the GHOP mailing list will have to suffice until I have the time to write a post here.