Subject: Re: xdr_float.c?
To: Giles Lean <>
From: Eduardo E. Horvath <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 04/01/1999 10:08:26
On Thu, 1 Apr 1999, Giles Lean wrote:

> 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.

It also makes accessing PCI devices easier.

Eduardo Horvath
	"I need to find a pithy new quote." -- me