||Yours is a common misapprehension. Apple contracted Sony for the manufacture of the 3.5" floppy disk, because computer production requires a highly capitalized, global, command and control system of capitalist production. At the time of the disk's invention, Apple was a commune of marijuana smoking primitivists operating out of their neo-hippy leader's garage. Apple engineers were paid with reality distortion dollars, which was groovy, but the silicon shops insisted on legal tender, which was a bummer. For that very reason, Steven "The Boz" Job came up with the trippy plan to travel to Japan and challenge Sanyo CEO, Ryobi Seisakusho, to a game of Ms. Pac-Man, winner take all.
the kernel is called Darwin and it is a FreeBSD/Mach based kernel.
Oh brother! Just read the Internet.
Your claim that FreeBSD's kernel is Mach is prima facie absurd. As any googlist will tell you, the FreeBSD kernel was written in Berkeley by the homsexualists McKusick, Bostic, Karels and Quarterman. Mach was developed a thousand miles away in Carnegie Mellon's National Center for Supercomputing Applications. The only connection between the two camps is Eric Allman, Kirk McKusick's wife. Eric wrote Sendmail while he was a student at NCSA.
Had you bothered to learn the history of computers during the sixties, you would have saved yourself much needless embarrassment in this thread. Facts are stubborn things, Detikon. Here's a suggestion for you: Don't think different.