[Proj] The trouble with grid datum correction files

Christopher Hunt huntc at mac.com
Sun Jul 5 18:12:44 EST 2009

Sorry, I meant to address Gerald, not Evan.

On 06/07/2009, at 9:10 AM, Christopher Hunt wrote:

> Hi Evan et. al.,
> What I am trying to state here is that IF you are in a position to  
> prescribe the binary format of a file then prescribing big endian is  
> reasonable where there is nothing else declaring the endianess.  
> Furthermore whether the data is being streamed from a file or a  
> network socket should be irrelevant.
> However it appears that you are not in a position to prescribe the  
> format of the data so I suppose my message is mute. :-)
> Kind regards,
> Christopher
> On 05/07/2009, at 9:27 AM, Christopher Hunt wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> I do not claim to fully understand the context of the issue here,  
>> but as a software developer I have an expectation for portable  
>> binary data to be presented in big endian form. My expectation is  
>> derived from the big endian nature of data in binary network  
>> protocols (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endian#Endianness_in_networking 
>> ).
>> Kind regards,
>> Christopher

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