RE: Patch Numbering Sceme [was RE: WinList / Transparent Pixmaps (1.7.37)]

Bruce Richardson (
Fri, 19 Feb 1999 02:17:39 -0000

Coplan wrote:
>42 in hexedecmal, BTW, is "2B", if you're familiar with Shakespear,
>and you know the context of the question...then it makes sense.

Uh, well... Benjamin can tell us which but I do think
>1.7.42 which would obviously be the ultimate answer to all window manager 
issues, no?.
is pointing to 42, the answer to the ultimate question of Life, the 
Universe and Everything.  Which is what I was talking about but 
(mistakenly) assuming the reference would be clear.

Please don't tell me no one on this list remembers the Hitch-hiker's Guide! 
 I can see my set of HHGTTG tapes from here and I'd hate to think that made 
me an old man :\

It's bad enough that the crackers are all 15.