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Date: 1998-08-12 (20:44)
From: Christopher Oliver <oliver@f...>
Subject: Re: Marshalling of floats
> Floats are written in "native" endianness (the natural endianness of
> the machine writing the file), but along with a flag telling which
> endianness is used.

Ouch!  That will teach me to read only one piece of code.  My common
work usually has me dealing with standardized network representations,
so I missed this strategy completely.  [Chris sticks head in bucket.]

> > Harder, does anyone have any good ideas besides conversion to

> The next release of OCaml will use the same format for float arrays in
> native-code and in bytecode, thus solving this problem.

Both compact I hope.  Any idea on when this might happen?

Christopher Oliver                     Traverse Internet
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