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Old 04-28-2004, 01:33 AM   #1
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Question What is all this big endian-little endian stuff about?


Hi everyone,
The post title says it all. What is big/little endian?
In simple language that a 3 yr old could understand please.

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Old 04-28-2004, 02:16 AM   #2
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http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/b/big_endian.html

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