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    SubjectRe: ARMS WAVING!!! Proposal to fix /proc dainbrammage.
    On 23 Oct 1998, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    >
    > That's bigendian (the high-order digit comes first, or to the left,
    > because Latin-script text is L->R.) That happens to be pretty much
    > the only reason why some computers unfortunately use the same ordering
    > in memory.

    right, and to note: the people who invented our number scheme, the Arabs,
    are writing from R->L. So the 'natural' endianess is the little one;-)

    Hans
    <lermen@fgan.de>



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