Who's rewired their house for this hobby?
jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Wed Nov 26 14:30:59 CST 2014
> From: Guy Sotomayor
> The terms long pre-dated modern digital computers.
Actually, the document which, AFAIK, introduced the terms "big-endian" and
"little-endian" to the world of computers was "On Holy Wars and a Plea For
Peace", by Danny Cohen (April, 1980):
and it makes explicit reference to Swift.
(There might have been a slightly earlier version of this note, but I'd have
to go check my hardcopies - something called 'Oceanview Tales' may have
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