A Kernel of Truth: The Plot Thickens

Follow-up from John Siracusa on his Mac OS X kernel speculation, including his best guess as to what Apple might replace Mach with if they’re going to replace Mach.

He also points to a comment from Rosyna, who suggests a very reasonable explanation for the missing x86 Darwin kernel source code: that it contains code for Rosetta (which is licensed from Transitive) that Apple can’t release.

Monday, 19 June 2006