Missing the functional mind set

Aahz Maruch aahz at panix.com
Sat Mar 3 22:25:06 CET 2001


In article <mlb2at8ptrr7sh5dgq8qlk2201kquh6tfl at 4ax.com>,
Daniel Klein  <danielk at aracnet.com> wrote:
>The purpose of this code is to return a list of dictionary values sorted by
>key, resulting in 'templist'.
>
>>>> d = {3: 'd', 2: 'b', 1: 'a', 0: 'z'}
>>>> templist = []
>>>> for n in range(len(d)):
>	templist.append(d[n])

For a somewhat more general solution that's slightly less efficient, sort
d.items().
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