the Admiral is prone to, eccentricities, since the War.
What he means to say is, at this time Mac OS X is only available for the Macintosh platform. While it isn't ruled out to be ported to the Intel platform, it's unlikely to make the migration any time soon.
You are saying you want OS X ported to x86, but I think you are talking about Aqua. Darwin is a subsystem and I am sure you don't really want just Darwin on a computer. Aqua is property to Apple, and there is no way in hell you are going to see it on another platform unless it has a nice shiny Apple logo on it.
Apple have announced that they wont release the darwin kernel for intel platforms.
There is a small programming group that is working with an intel release. The beta will be available during summer 2001.
Maybe I'm just seeing things. Remember, Mac OS X is Darwin, Aqua, Quartz, everything. Just having Darwin on Intel won't give you everything less because they have been compiled for PowerPC systems. Those of us with Rhapsody DR2 for Intel could upgrade for Mach 2.5 to Darwin 1.3.1, but we would still only have the VERY limited number of apps compiled for the Intel version to work with.