From: Phil Carmody on 29 Aug 2006 16:03
"?a\\/b" <al(a)f.g> writes:
> On Wed, 23 Aug 2006 20:54:17 -0700, Jamie wrote:
> >Skybuck wrote:
> > i have copied over piles of source code that was originated on Big
> >Endian platforms over to little Endian that contain all kinds of bit
> >operations etc.. never had a problem and never had to change anything
> >other than byte order coding ..
> there is only one *good* way to rapresent numbers in a computer
> 0 0
> 1 1
> 2 01
> 3 11
> 4 001
> 5 101
How do you represent a 0 followed by a 1?
How do you tell the difference between that and how you represent 2?
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