Ok, I can't type the first words that came into my head upon reading this thread as I'm pretty sure I'd get done for swearing that exuberantly but gosh this is good news.
Now, who fills his shoes? Can we lobby this position in anyway? Any candidates? Oh wait, what will be the definition for CFS if XMRV becomes XAND? This has the potential to be seriously bad for XMRV- folk if we become separated. Eeek, I'm nervous but still happy that Reeves is finally out of the picture, I wonder what sunk the boat?