...and in other news...
Water is wet and the sky is blue.
In all seriousness, hindsight is only 20/20 when you let it; you can't let today's knowledge judge yesterday's.
There's no saying that Jobs would have become what he did had those events never happened. You can never second guess, because the path you took is the one that got you where you are. Only that sequence of events resulted in Jobs being who he was, and Apple becoming what it is.
More interestingly, this sounds like a little remorse, even if twinged with a sense of lost profit opportunity; a seeming rarity among top executives. For that, I'll give due credit, such small amount it might be.