Odd "endianness" [was Re: RE: Base 64 posts to the list]

David Bridgham dab at froghouse.org
Mon Dec 5 12:38:44 CST 2016

On 12/05/2016 11:51 AM, Mouse wrote:
>> Middle-endian FTW!!!!
> That makes me wonder: was there any hardware that used an endianness
> such that conversion didn't loop with period 2?

Not quite the same thing but weren't longwords on the PDP-11
little-endian for the bytes within the word but big-endian for words
within the longword?

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