[Python-ideas] Heap data type

Gerald Britton gerald.britton at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 21:16:58 CEST 2009

Is this only targeting 3.x?  I think it would be useful in 2.x as well.

On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 1:41 PM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> Gerald Britton wrote:
>> Raymond, Facundo,
>> May I suggest that you implement an interface similar to the sort()
>> method for list objects:
>> =========================
>> sort([cmp[, key[, reverse]]])
>> "cmp specifies a custom comparison function of two arguments (list
>> items) which should return a negative, zero or positive number
>> depending on whether the first argument is considered smaller than,
>> equal to, or larger than the second argument: cmp=lambda x,y:
>> cmp(x.lower(), y.lower()). The default value is None.
> Cmp(), .__cmp__, cmp=xxx, etc, are gone in Py3.
> +something for the other two.
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