Originally Posted by BuonRotto
Awful news for Apple.
Is it necessarily? Don't forget Gruber's analysis
from when Avie got his current position.
As much as he appears responsible for many of the "Unix strengths", he seems to be also responsible for much of the Finder suck-age, especially as compared to Mac OS 9.
Also, maybe this opens the doors for a less Mach-esque XNU kernel. Don't forget that Mac OS X is the only major OS to use Mach, and that its advantages may be outweighed by its one big disadvantage, namely performance.