“Apple on Wednesday said that Bertrand Serlet, the father of the Mac OS X, will leave the company after 22 years,” Larry Dignan writes for ZDNet.
“The departure is symbolic in many ways as the future of Apple increasingly becomes about the iOS that powers the iPhone and iPad,” Dignan writes. “On the surface, Serlet’s departure looks like a changing of the guard.”
Dignan writes, “Simply put, the Mac OS X will be fine. It’s just that the Mac OS X won’t play the prominent role it once did at Apple.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Note: Apple’s iOS is derived from Mac OS X with which it shares the Darwin foundation.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Edward W.” for the heads up.]
Bertrand Serlet to leave Apple – March 23, 2011