Python's simplicity philosophy

Aahz aahz at
Thu Nov 20 01:45:59 CET 2003

In article <mxTub.6341$sb4.2661 at>,
Andrew Dalke <adalke at> wrote:
>Paul Rubin:
>> Uniq should only have to work on sorted lists.
>*shrug* Okay, that's different than the unix 'uniq' command.  I've
>needed the unix one more than I've needed yours.

Huh?!?!  uniq has always to my knowledge only worked on sorted input.
Reading the man page on two different systems confirms my knowledge.
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