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Random Thought for the day

Started: 2004-05-11 13:57:22

Submitted: 2004-05-11 14:00:24

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While searching for information about possible Debian ports to alternate architectures, I stumbled across the port page for the debian-mips and debian-mipsel port. They both run on the same processors, differing only on the endianness of the processor. I have a sneaking suspicion that the "el" at the end of "mipsel" stands for "endian little". (We can call that an little obscure pun.)

In ancient times, way back during the Disco era...
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