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Subject: Re: [boost] [endian] Some suggestions
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-04-12 10:04:42

Thijs van den Berg wrote:
> There are two type of interoperability IMO:
> 1) a single program read and writes bytes to memory or disk
> 2) two different compilations of a program that run on (an have been
> compiled for) different machines and which want to exchange floats via
> some form of serialisation.
> From what I've understood the scope of the endian library is to support
> 1),

That would be a bit odd, because I'm not sure that you need a library for 1)
at all. The endianness can't differ within the same program.

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