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

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Thu Dec 8 20:53:01 CST 2016

On 12/08/2016 05:08 PM, dwight wrote:
> Not meaning to throw things to far off but on my
> NC4000 machine( 16 bit ), I found ByteSwap useful enough that I had it
> hard wired.
> I have an old computer that was intended to do FFTs. It has a
> complete bit order swap, MSB to LSB, instruction.

Well, there's the PowerPC "endian" mode (settable in the MSR)--but it's
just "sort of"--the little-endian mode simply XORs the lower 3 bits of
the address with 111 (i.e. "flips them").


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