Big endian vs little endian
Posted Mar 23, 2007 22:09 UTC (Fri) by BugLess
In reply to: Big endian vs little endian
Parent article: How an Accident of Hardware Design Encouraged Open Source (O'ReillyNet)
"I don't see any inconsistency. A telephone number isn't a number; it's just a digit sequence. There's only one sane way to write a telephone number: in the order in which you dial it."
How does that make -any- sense? If you're reading right-to-left, you'd read the numbers right-to-left and dial right-to-left.
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