Python 3.0, rich comparisons and sorting order
Delaney, Timothy C (Timothy)
tdelaney at avaya.com
Wed Sep 22 00:13:20 CEST 2004
Carlos Ribeiro wrote:
> Just to make it clear, here it is how it works now:
>>>> a = [ 3.5, -1.0, "", (0,1), None, "z"]
> [None, -1.0, 3.5, '', 'z', (0, 1)]
Add a complex to that list and watch the result.
Not all lists are sortable *now*. The change in Python 3.0 is to make it
much more obvious that you *can't* just sort a list of unknown types.
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