is this sort method the same as the one in python 2.4

Raymond Hettinger vze4rx4y at verizon.net
Mon Jan 31 00:14:09 CET 2005


"Pedro Werneck"
>
> What about this ?
>
>
> #
> if sys.version_info >= (2,4):
>     def sorted(iterable, *args, **kwds):
>         seq = list(iterable)
>         seq.sort(*args, **kwds)
>         return seq
> #
>
> It worked against the TestSorted in lib/test/test_builtins.py

The key= and reverse= parameters were introduced to list.sort() in Py2.4.
Consequently, the above code won't provide the desired functionality in Py2.3
and prior.


Raymond Hettinger





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