[portland] Sorting A List of Tuples

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Thu Nov 8 18:53:02 CET 2007

On Thu, 8 Nov 2007, jason kirtland wrote:

> The array 'sort' method and the 'sorted' function both take an optional
> 'key' function.  The function is applied to each item in the list and the
> result is used for comparison instead of the list value itself.
> If you only want to consider the second item in the tuple, the operator
> module's 'itemgetter' is perfect:

   Thanks very much, Jason.


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