Re: 42 (was emacs21)
On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 03:03:22AM -0600, Gary Turner wrote:
| On Sun, 03 Mar 2002 20:31:55 -0800, Harry Putnam wrote:
| >Gary Turner <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
| >> If you can't get an answer there, then the
| >> only answer is "42"
| >Oh, thanks, I didn't know about that list. But your reference to "42"
| >sailed right over my head...
| "42" is the answer; the question is, "What is the meaning of life, the
| universe, and everything?" While not everyone has read "The Hitchhikers
| Guide...," no-one who has will ever forget the answer. Sorry about the
| arcane reference ;-P
No, no, no... 42 is the answer to the ultimate question of life, the
universe, and everything. The problem is that nobody knows exactly
what the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything _is_.
"What is the meaning of life, the universe, and everything?" isn't the
There is a theory that if anyone figures out what the question is, the
universe will be destroyed and replaced with something even more
bizarre. There's another theory that this has already happened.