[Tim] >> BTW, list.sort() is stable in CPython iff >> >> .sort.__doc__.find('stable') >> >> is true^H^H^H^H> 0. [Guido] > Um, you meant "is >= 0". The find() method doesn't return a bool, it > returns the first index where the string is found, and -1 if it is not > found. What, you mean you haven't retroactively redefined -1 to be False yet? For shame <wink>.