Jonas Maebe jonas at zeus.ugent.be
Sat Oct 16 17:50:40 CEST 2004

On 13 Oct 2004, at 23:02, Marc Weustink wrote:

>> We also don't emulate endianess. Portability has a lot of pitfalls.
> In a matter of fact, you do support endianness. As an enduser I don't 
> have to take care ot the phisical representation of an integer for 
> instance.
> An integer and $FF is still a value between 0 and 255.
> An integer shl 2 is still doubled no matter its representation in 
> memory.

That's because internally all processors are big endian, not because we 
do something special.


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