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

Doommaker (
Fri, 19 Feb 1999 11:51:18 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 19 Feb 1999, Benjamin J. Tracy wrote:

> Congratulations to Bruce for figuring out the true nature of the obscure
> reference.  :-)  I was in fact referring to the Hitchhiker's Guide to the
> Galaxy books by Douglas Adams in which it is determined that the ultimate
> answer to life, the universe and everything is 42.
> (The question BTW is later determined to be "What is six times nine?") :-P
> I'm sorry for any confusion I caused.  I guess I expected more than one
> person to get it! :)
> Ben

Nononononononono.  It's not 6 times 9.  It's 6 times 7.

"It is 5am, and the sun has charred the other side of the world and come
back to us, and painted the smoke over our heads an imperial violet...."