[Python-Dev] in-line sort

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sat Oct 18 15:35:19 EDT 2003

> > I think the application area is too narrow to warrant a built-in,
> > *and* lists shouldn't grow two similar methods.  Let's keep the
> > language small!
> Not to be hard headed here, but if dropped now, it will never
> be considered again.  Did you have a chance to look at the 
> rationale for change in my previous note and added in the
> comments for the patch?  I think they offer some examples 
> and reasons stronger than "saving a little typing":  
>       www.python.org/sf/825814

I'm taking that into account.  It still smells funny.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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