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SubjectRe: ARMS WAVING!!! Proposal to fix /proc dainbrammage.
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Hans Lermen <lermen@elserv.ffm.fgan.de> writes:

> right, and to note: the people who invented our number scheme, the Arabs,

Indians. (Well, some of those Hindus living in the Indian subcontinent
at the time.) It went from there to the Middle East, and from there to
Europe - and the Europeans of the time assumed that the system was
Arabic. (Disclaimer: IANAHistorian.)

> are writing from R->L. So the 'natural' endianess is the little one;-)

At the time they wrote from L->R. Big-endian. ;)

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