[Python-Dev] Re: marshal / unmarshal
drobinow at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 15:08:30 CEST 2005
On 4/11/05, Tim Peters <tim.peters at gmail.com> wrote:
> Heh. I have a vague half-memory of _some_ box that stored the two
> 4-byte "words" in an IEEE double in one order, but the bytes within
> each word in the opposite order. It's always something ...
I believe this was the Floating Instruction Set on the PDP 11/35.
The fact that it's still remembered 30 years later shows how unusual it was.
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