Re: Alsa plays only wav files
On Die, 2002-09-17 at 17:47, Ondrej Certik wrote:
> --- Michel Dänzer <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Die, 2002-09-17 at 03:35, Chris Tillman wrote:
> > >
> > > <dumbquestion>
> > > Why don't they just put a header on the sample
> > that indicates its endianness?
> > > IIRC that's how tiff works.
> > > </dumbquestion>
> > I think endianness is defined with most if not all
> > audio formats; that
> > doesn't prevent apps from thinking all the world is
> > little endian. :/
> BTW, why was ppc designed as big engian? Just to be
Duh, because it's correct, obviously! ;)
> If all the world was little endian, it would be much
Yeah, it would be very easy if everything was big endian. :) Alas, it's
not, so endianness has to be accounted for.
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast