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Subject: Re: [boost] [endian] endian flip and endian domain
From: Alec Ross (alec_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-08 09:31:19

>> >
>> >"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.
>> "transpose"?
>That works, too. Do you object to "reorder" or were you just trying to
>enlarge the set of choices?

No objection - but to me its sense includes the possibility of arbitrary
re-ordering. And certainly I was trying to enlarge the set of
candidates for consideration.

>"reorder" has few characters to type, but it does have an additional
>syllable to speak.

Alec Ross

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