Originally Posted by paultakeda
It's already happened. NookDevs announced root. Curious onlookers can read the programmer's git-hub check-in comment history to see how the boot loader's coming along (just google it, you can find it).
Looks like it's basically not locked down (?) / don't need to do anything prior to connecting via adb as root
Edit: I think he just put the console screenshot to show that he did it. he's probably working on documenting now. Sorry about my hasty response