[whatwg] API for encoding/decoding ArrayBuffers into text

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Fri Mar 16 14:17:19 PDT 2012

On 3/16/12 5:12 PM, Joshua Bell wrote:
> FYI, there was some follow up IRC conversation on this. With Typed Arrays
> as currently specified - that is, that Uint16Array has platform endianness

For what it's worth, it seems like this is something we should seriously 
consider changing so as to make the web-visible endianness of typed 
arrays always be little-endian.  Authors are actively writing code (and 
being encouraged to do so by technology evangelists) that makes that 
assumption anyway....


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