scarblac at pino.selwerd.nl
Wed Dec 6 14:55:14 CET 2000
Alfred <scj at mcom.mcom.fr> wrote in comp.lang.python:
> Hello world,
> I'm trying to sort a List of List, on the third col, but I don't find how to
> do this.
# 'L' is a list of lists with at least three elements.
# No error checking is done.
def cmp_lists(A, B):
# Function that compares two lists by their third element
return cmp(A, B)
sortedlist = L[:] # Make a copy, may be unnecessary
sortedlist.sort(cmp_lists) # Sort it using the function cmp_lists
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