[Mono-devel-list] No defined byte order for C#?
jonpryor at vt.edu
Fri Dec 19 07:28:57 EST 2003
The most up-to-date version can be found at:
I really wish they were better about versioning, though. The current
version claims to be "2nd edition - December 2002", but it's a larger
PDF than the "2nd edition - December 2002" that I previously downloaded
-- 5151762 bytes (current) vs. 5453635 bytes (downloaded Feb. 2, 2003).
On Thu, 2003-12-18 at 15:28, Michi Henning wrote:
> > >From the ECMA-335 (ECMA CLI) standard, Partition I:
> > 12.6.3 Byte Ordering
> > For datatypes larger than 1 byte, the byte ordering is dependent
> > on the target CPU. Code that depends on byte ordering may not
> > run on all platforms. The PE file format (See Section12.2)
> > allows the file to be marked to indicate that it depends on a
> > particular type ordering.
> > Note that this is from the 2nd edition (December 2002) version of the
> > standard. The original version did not contain this clause.
> Ah, thanks muchly for that! At least that's a definitive statement. (I only
> looked in the language spec that's available for download on MSDN.
> Do you have a link to the more up-to-date version?)
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