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Hi,

I was wondering if there is a need to do endian conversions for data being send via sockets in C# or will the underlying calls convert it for you?

I was reading up on network byte order I was thinking if this would affect different kinds of data like String, Short and Longs, etc...

Thanks!
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Updated 29-Nov-11 19:42pm
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If both sides of the connection is a .net application then there is no need for conversions, but if the standard requires a specific packet format and structure then you will have to create the endian accordingly.
   
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amsga 17-Nov-11 1:06am
   
So if let's say one side is running windows and the executable is in C# and on the other side, it is running UNIX and the executable is in C/C++, I need to do the underlying conversion before sending?

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