or store bytes in memory, or in a file on disk you have to decide. You must write your Save_BMP code this way, regardless of the platform you are using. How did the author get to this completely different conclusion on overall consistency? OK, that's enough about byte order I agree. So I'll end with this handy SEG-Y cheatsheet. Click here for the PDF. The decimal number is stored in the VAX memory in this order:.-long0-.-word1-word0-.-C1-C0-C1-C0-.B15.B0B15.B0. If you write out a graphics file (such.BMP file) on a machine with "Big, endian " integers, you must first reverse the byte order, or a "standard" program to read your file won't work. Using the endianness of the CPU (no matter little or big) gives you the speed benefit on arithmetics: you can add, subtract etc. Thumbnail image: Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. By Kate Ter Haar is licensed under CC.0. All this is spelled out in the new SEG-Y specification, Revision.0, which was officially released yesterday after at least five years in the making. The drawing (right) shows how the 4 bytes in a 32-bit 'word' (the hexadecimal codes 0A, 0B, 0C and tissue paper flowers with pipe cleaners
0D) sit in memory. What does that Mean for Us? I guess this is like breaking your boiled egg in the middle. Which kind of contradicts his previous text sections covering little- endian :.g. This ugliness cannot be hidden even by the standard Chinese trick. Byte3 argus paper rounds newport
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