ok, so how do I return a sorted list without doing it in place

Timothy Grant tjg at exceptionalminds.com
Sat Feb 17 01:20:24 CET 2001


On Fri, Feb 16, 2001 at 04:04:10PM -0800, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> I know I can do:
> 
> list = dict.keys()
> list.sort()
> .....
> 
> but it is just plain annoying.

I agree. This has bitten me on the butt more than once. It also seems
somewhat unPythonic. Usually I expect what happens in Python, but that 
sort process always strikes me as unexpected.

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    tjg.

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