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Subject: Re: BITBUS and PC's
From: hill@luke.atdiv.lanl.gov (Jeff Hill)
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 94 17:13:13 MDT

> In this topic, Tony Cox suggested that if we begin to use little-endian CA
> servers (e.g. Intel, AXP) as well as little endian clients (Intel, AXP, VAX), 
> that CA should be changed to support intelligent handling of byte-order.  This
> means that a little-endian server communicating with a little- endian client
> should not convert everything to/from big-endian format on the network. I
> think this is an excellent idea, and is, I think, how the X Windows protocol
> works.
> 

This is my preference also.
 
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