Thursday, December 09, 2004

DAV's Endian FAQ

The big-endian v. little-endian controversy, how to avoid stupid mistakes in hardware and software, ON HOLY WARS AND A PLEA FOR PEACE.
anyone who was brought up by computer scientists, rather than by botanists, knows that trees grow downward, having their roots at the top of the page and their leaves down below. Computer scientists seldom remember which way "up" really is.