XP SP2, and Smallest Executables

Microsoft tech writers explain in this downloadable document (539 kb) some of the biggest changes on tap Windows XP Service Pack 2 — the first beta of which is due for unveiling any day now. [via Neowin]

A few days back, I was wondering how small can a binary executable get (without compression etc.) – when compiled in basically any programming environment. .NET MSIL code may not quite qualify but some of the demos I came across simply blew my mind. But then again – who said Assembly Language died? Checkout the demos at theproduct, the zoom3 demo?and some “larger” demos (actually less than 256 bytes) at 256b.com.

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