Why 42?

42 is is the answer to “life, the universe, and everything”. What was the question, nobody knows. A really, really, really big computer was built to figure that out, and failed…

42 is also how old I was when I came up with a way to try to change my life for the better.

42 is also the babel protocol’s magic number . I ended up picking 172.30.42.x as the default ip address set for cero, to add to the magic.

42 has shown up in multiple other places during the development of this effort.

At the time we started this effort, we needed all the magic we could get.

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