[Python-ideas] a sorting protocol dunder method?

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at gmail.com
Mon Dec 4 13:22:05 EST 2017

On 04/12/17 18:01, brent bejot wrote:
> I'm +1 on this idea for the most part.
> I agree particularly with the idea that it is better OOP for an object 
> to access it's member variables to create the key than an external 
> container to do so.
>  > and then sort like this:
>  > sorted(list_of_attrdicts, key=AttrDict._id_order)

Isn't this exactly what the operator module's itemgetter and attrgetter 
all ready give you?

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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