Performance Reliability/Stability Fixes
2. Browser support for IE 8 and improvements in tier 2 browsers (Firefox)
3. Reliability improvements in Indexing and Index Corpus
4. Security Improvements
5. New STSADM Commands including some to fix corruption and relationships (orphaning)
BONUS! Pre Upgrade Checker! – 960577 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960577/ ) List of all Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Server Pre-Upgrade Checker knowledge base articles. This WILL Be required for the next version.
I’ve downloaded them, today is the install day!