geert at linux-m68k.org
Sun Jan 18 05:21:20 EST 2004
On Fri, 16 Jan 2004, Gabriel Paubert wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 02:00:16PM +0100, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> > >P.S.: there is nothing wrong with calling little-endian wrong or
> > >perverted or fucked-up ;-)
> > I don't know if I trust you here -- you wrote "bug endian" just a few
> > lines up ;-)
> Damned laptop keyboards! U and I keys are just too close from each
> other;-) Apart from this, if you look up some archives, you'll certainly
> find that I think, live and breathe big-endianly ;-) (bit 0 is the most
> significant bit, period)
Although I prefer big endian myself, I don't like counting bits in the `wrong'
direction ;-) Hence bit 0 is always the least significant bit.
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert at linux-m68k.org
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when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
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