Wondering about 64-bit arch....

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Wed Feb 19 09:39:41 PST 2003


On Wed, 19 Feb 2003 16:10:08 +0000 (UTC)
jschrod at uni-muenster.de (Jochen Schroeder) wrote:

> > > /me GREAT respect for intel-gcc developers :-)
> > 
> > Why? tons of people use little endian. Big endian is the unusual
> > standard (PPC is big endian, IIRC).
> Many Mainfraimes especially IBM use big-endian, PPC is bi-endian, it
> can do both, don't ask me how that works, just read it when looking up
> big- and little-endian to understand what you guys were actually
> talking about :-)

But that doesnt explain why Remy thinks we should respect the intel GCC
developers (about byte order anyway...)

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