"Is that true even if you change the native VLAN 1 ?" - Yes it is. Some control protocols use the native vlan which is by default vlan 1 so if you change the native vlan you change the vlan used for caryying that control protocol but some still use vlan 1. There was a thread a while back about this - i'll see if i can find a link to it :-)
"Just out of curiosity, why would you want to get rid of VLAN 1?"
Main reason is vlan 1 is the default vlan for all ports and the idea is to simply not use vlan 1 for anything if you can ie.
1) No ports for end user devices/servers etc in vlan 1
2) Don't use vlan 1 for managing the switches
3) Change the native vlan from vlan 1 to something else.
There is a good paper on vlan security that has a specific part about the use of vlan 1 -
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