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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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