From: Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Oct 10 2004 - 22:21:22 CST
email@example.com (James Kass) writes:
> If there are eight bits, why shouldn't they be bits one
> through eight?
Because then the number of a bit doesn't correspond to the exponent
of its weight, so I even don't know in which order they are specified
(as many people order bits backwards, i.e. from the most significant).
-- __("< Marcin Kowalczyk \__/ firstname.lastname@example.org ^^ http://qrnik.knm.org.pl/~qrczak/
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