On Wed, 5 Jul 2000 Marco.Cimarosti@icl.com wrote:
> Patrick Andries' lexicon made me wonder how some of these terms would
> possibly be like in Italian!?
> big-endian: big-endian
> little-endian: little-endian (?)
See if there is an Italian translation of _Gulliver's Travels_ by
Jonathan Swift. This is the origin of these terms, referring to
two political parties (those who broke their eggs at the big end
vs. the little end).
-- John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org "You need a change: try Canada" "You need a change: try China" --fortune cookies opened by a couple that I know
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