Subject: Re: xdr_float.c?
To: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Giles Lean <email@example.com>
Date: 04/01/1999 20:23:35
On Wed, 31 Mar 1999 19:13:38 -0500 Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
> I believe that certain models of PA-RISC processors can run bi-endian,
> though I don't believe any little-endian PA systems have been built..
Rumour had it at the time the first such bi-endian chip came out that
porting a certain OS was easier if the target was little endian. I
never chased the rumour down to find out if it was true or not.
Said OS was never released on PA-RISC anyway. :-)