Issue No. 04 - July/August (1983 vol. 3)
Hubert Kirrmann , Brown Boveri Research Center
Which end of the data egg gets broken first?big or little? Do you start with the MSB or the LSB? For the proposed IEEE 896 bus, the most practical approach may be the little-endian one.
Hubert Kirrmann, "Data Format and Bus Compatibility in Multiprocessors", IEEE Micro, vol. 3, no. , pp. 32-47, July/August 1983, doi:10.1109/MM.1983.291136