Subject: Re: [boost] [endian] endian flip and endian domain
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-08 07:14:36
At Tue, 8 Jun 2010 07:05:36 -0400,
Stewart, Robert wrote:
> "Flip" is not appropriate to my mind. It works well for bits
> because they are binary, but it doesn't convey the idea of
> reordering bits/bytes to a specific sequence. I prefer my
> suggestion of "reorder" because, after all, the operation
> (ostensibly) reorders the data.
You might also consider âinvert,â as in âinvert the endianness,â which
does what âflipâ tries to do with IMO a more appropriate word.
-- Dave Abrahams BoostPro Computing http://www.boostpro.com