[Haskell-cafe] Re: Endianess

Aaron Denney wnoise at ofb.net
Tue May 13 15:28:01 EDT 2008

On 2008-05-13, Ketil Malde <ketil at malde.org> wrote:
> Jed Brown <jed at 59A2.org> writes:
>> This, of course, is because `od -x' regards the input as 16-bit integers.  We
>> can get saner output if we regard it is 8-bit integers.
> Yes, of course. The point was that for big-endian, the word size
> won't matter.  Little-endian words will be reversed with respect to
> the normal (left-to-right, most significant first) way we print
> numbers.

Right.  Because we print numbers backwards.

Aaron Denney

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