[Samba] number of aces in big endian format?

Chuck Kollars ckollars9 at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 8 14:39:23 GMT 2008

>  ... I thought all the data over the wire was in 
> little endian format! ...

Huh? Ever since the original ARPAnet network data
(possibly except Microsoft) has been in BIGendian
format. See for example
http://www.ietf.org/rfc/ien/ien137.txt for details. 

It's easy to get the impression the native numeric
order of the Intel chip is "correct"; more likely it's
a horrid hack inherited from the micro world via the


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