[tz] "Standard byte order"
marshall.eubanks at gmail.com
Fri Nov 4 15:00:22 UTC 2011
On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 10:40 AM, Thom Hehl <Thom at pointsix.com> wrote:
> LOL. Two standards. That's a good one, Marshall.
> I did see the bit about high-order byte, but had never heard that term
> before, but Google shows it is used.
In the IETF the terms are generally "Little Endian" and "Big Endian". This
appears to be big endian.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marshall Eubanks [mailto:marshall.eubanks at gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, November 04, 2011 10:39 AM
> To: Thom Hehl
> Cc: tz at iana.org
> Subject: Re: [tz] "Standard byte order"
> On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 10:27 AM, Thom Hehl <Thom at pointsix.com> wrote:
>> I'm assuming that "Standard byte order" referred to over and over in
>> docs means Most Significant Byte first?
>> It should really be documented that way. As far as I know, there is no
>> standard byte order.
> Well, of course, actually there are two. And that's why it needs to be
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