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- Subject: Re: 32-bit CUPs with support for IEEE 754
- From: Florian Weimer <fw@...>
- Date: Thu, 09 Jun 2011 21:19:27 +0200
* Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo:
>> It might also be useful to know if the request is about the in-memory
>> representation or the semantics of operations.
> It's about the representation of numbers. I'm sorry I failed to
> mention it.
Certain ARM ABIs use something like PDP endianess (neither big nor
little endian) to store doubles, but the format is traditional IEEE
binary format once you got the order of bytes right. I don't know of
any platform you would care about that doesn't use this format.