list.sort, was Re: [Python-Dev] decorate-sort-undecorate

Alex Martelli aleaxit at
Fri Oct 17 18:18:15 EDT 2003

On Friday 17 October 2003 11:45 pm, Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> To be considered as a possible itertool, an ideal candidate should:

Very nice set of specs!  Which reminds me: why don't we have take(n, it)
and drop(n, it) there?  I find myself rewriting those quite often.


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