[Python-Dev] decorate-sort-undecorate

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake at acm.org
Tue Oct 14 14:15:52 EDT 2003

Raymond Hettinger writes:
 > Besides immortality and speed, another consideration is the interaction
 > between the cmp function and the key function.  If both are specified,
 > then the underlying decoration becomes visible to the user:

Or the cmp function is only passed the decoration.  Or we disallow
specifying both.  Passing (decoration, index, value) for each value
strikes me as just plain wrong.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
PythonLabs at Zope Corporation

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