• Subject: Re: Ping to test a connection to see if it's alive?(life,
  • From: Jim Langston <jlangston@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Oct 1999 13:39:48 -0700
  • Organization: Conex Global Logistics Services, Inc.

Actually, it was the answer to the meaning of "Life, the Universe and 
(hence, the name of the 2nd book in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 4 book


Jim Langston

eric.delong@pmsi-services.com wrote:

>      42, for those who care, was the ultimate answer to the meaning of
>      life, as calculated by "Deep Thought" in Douglas Adams' "Hitchhikers
>      Trilogy". The problem with the answer was that nobody knew what the
>      question was, so another computer had to be built (the EARTH) to
>      calculate the ultimate question to the ultimate answer........

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