Re: Issues with capability bits and meta-data in kdbus

From: Jiri Kosina
Date: Fri Apr 24 2015 - 10:41:14 EST

On Fri, 24 Apr 2015, Olaf Hering wrote:

> > Conditional byte order is worse than silly - it's terminally stupid.
> > In other words, think networking, which statically just decided to use
> > big-endian. Sure, that was the wrong choice in the end, but even
> Why was that wrong? Any pointers to further details?

Becase the architecture that is running on overwhelming majority of
today's world computers is little-endian, and therefore has to convert all
the time.

Jiri Kosina
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