Author pitrou
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Date 2012-10-08.19:02:20
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> > Ouch, sounds confusing. I would rather have PY_LITTLE_ENDIAN defined only
> > on little-endian machines and PY_BIG_ENDIAN only on big-endian machines.
> > (and PY_BYTE_ORDER isn't necessary)
> 
> Why use two complementary boolean variables for a single boolean value (Python 
> does not support mixed endian in any case)?

Because it's simply more practical than having to remember which one
exists :-)

> There is WORDS_BIGENDIAN already.

A rather unfortunate IMHO.
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