[Python-Dev] decorate-sort-undecorate

Greg Ewing greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Mon Oct 13 21:00:58 EDT 2003

Ian Bicking <ianb at colorstudy.com>:

>    [s for s in lst sortby s.lower()]
> It reads nicely, and avoids lambdas and tiny helper functions.  Also 
> handles the sort-returns-None criticism.  But it adds syntax.

And makes the definition of list semantics in terms of
an equivalent for-loop nest much less elegant.

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