[whatwg] API for encoding/decoding ArrayBuffers into text

Geoffrey Sneddon gsneddon at opera.com
Sun Mar 25 07:45:14 PDT 2012

On 21/03/12 04:31, Mark Callow wrote:
> On 17/03/2012 08:19, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>> I think that trying to get web developers to do this right is a lost
>> cause, esp. because none of them (to a good approximation) have any
>> big-endian systems to test on.
> On what do you base this oft-repeated assertion? ARM CPUs can work
> either way. I have no idea how the various licensees are actually
> setting them up.

All major mobile OSes use LE on ARM — I believe we currently don't ship 
anything on BE ARM. (We, do, however, currently ship on BE MIPS, though 
MIPS too is mostly LE nowadays).

Geoffrey Sneddon — Opera Software

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