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Re: Native Endianess

From: Hollis Blanchard
Subject: Re: Native Endianess
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 21:55:44 -0500

On Wed, 2007-03-07 at 09:47 -0800, Daniel Weaver wrote:
> I would like to propose a definition for "Native Endianess"
> The data has Native Endianess when a 32-bit read will return the
> correct value without byte swap.

What on earth does that mean? :) "Correct value" according to who?

FYI, some processors (like PowerPC and MIPS) can operate in either
little- or big-endian mode.


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