I'm glad, steam is godly compared to GFWL. Admittedly I only use GFWL with DoW2 but it is just always a pain in the arse to update the software or invite people to games etc.
Just today I loaded up DoW2 and a GFWL patch was required, click yes and CPU usage goes up to 99% like every update -atl-ctrl-delete. Am I doing it wrong or something? Ended up updating manually last patch IIRC.
In general steam just feels a lot less bloated + I love my steam friends list :)