[Python-Dev] decorate-sort-undecorate

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Mon Oct 13 17:22:59 EDT 2003


    >> def sort(self, cmpfunc=None, decorator=None):

    Paul> I like it! But "decorator" isn't a good name - it describes how
    Paul> it's being done, rather than what is being done. How about "key"?

How about keyfunc? "keyfunc=str.lower" reads to me more like "generate sort
keys using str.lower".  "key" doesn't suggest (to me, at least) its value
should be a function.

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