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Collateral damage

To my knowledge, Apple has never warned Mac developers against assuming their code will be running on a big-endian architecture; switching to the little-endian x86 would be extremely irritating for any developer with a code base that makes assumptions about byte order. Sure, most Mac software probably doesn’t need to deal with byte order directly; but for those apps that do, there will be significant drudgery involved.
Daring Fireball

/me looks at fPic code…

Oops… Damn you Mr Gruber. I didn’t need to realize *that* on a Sunday! :-)

Posted in Brain fart of the day, C, Code, Meme.


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