On Sun, Aug 10, 2003 at 03:02:41AM +0100, Adam D. Moss wrote:
> Another data point is that floats are just a bastard to serialise
> in a portable, precise manner.  Personally I'd represent a 32-bit
> float with a 32-bit integer and 32-bit fixed-point fractional part.
> Redundant but complete-ish.  (Practical better ideas welcomed.)

IEEE floats are portable except for the endian issue. 32-bit floating point
PCM audio is just IEEE floats prescribed as little (iirc) endian.

Where did you get the idea that this was problematic?

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