Confused about a list.sort()

wes weston wweston at att.net
Wed Jan 28 16:22:05 CET 2004


Amy,
    Switch from windoze to linux and provide screen dumps.

wes at linux:~> python
Python 2.3.3c1 (#3, Dec 26 2003, 16:36:50)
[GCC 3.3.1 (SuSE Linux)] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
 >>> list = [3,9,2]
 >>> list.sort()
 >>> list
[2, 3, 9]



Amy G wrote:
> I have a list of numbers... actully I have two lists, List 1 is a list of
> number strings and List2 is one of numbers.
> 
> List 1 example:
> List1 = [ '20040124123000', '20040124123001', '20040125012456']
> 
> List 2 example:
> List2 = [ 20040124123000L, 20040124123001L, '20040125012456L]
> 
> When I try either:
> List1 = List1.sort ... or
> List2 = List2.sirt
> 
> and then...
> print List1... or
> print List2
> 
> I get None.
> 
> Why is this?
> How do I remedy this problem?
> 
> 




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