[M3devel] [M3commit] CVS Update: cm3
mika at async.async.caltech.edu
Mon Dec 14 19:12:56 CET 2009
Jay K writes:
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> >> all DEC systems are little-endian
>Ok=2C educate me.
> VAX little endian?=20
> MIPS-based DecStations running Ultrix little endian?=20
> (again=2C MIPS ran NT=2C but MIPS is "well known" to be "either" there's=
> often "mips" and "mipsle"=2C "le"=3D"little endian")=20
> Alpha/VMS little endian?=20
> Alpha/Tru64 little endian? =20
> IA64/VMS little endian? =20
no idea but I would suspect so
> (IA64/HPUX little endian?)
> (Alpha/IA64/MIPS/PPC NT yes little all endian)=20
This was one of the things IBM and DEC used to send people out to
flame each other over. How each is obviously superior to the other,
"wrong-endian" system. This was a while ago....
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