sorted (WAS: lambda)

Paul Rubin http
Thu Jan 13 14:18:17 EST 2005

"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at> writes:
> > Oh, same difference.  I thought it was a method because I'm not using
> > 2.4 yet.  The result is the same
> nope.  sorted works on any kind of sequence, including forward-only
> iterators.  sorted(open(filename)) works just fine, for example.

Oh cool.  However I meant the result is the same in my example, where
assigning the temporary result to a variable stopped memory from
getting reclaimed until after the function exits.

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