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Mon Oct 10 15:05:09 CEST 2005
Ulrich Hobelmann wrote:
> Xah Lee wrote:
>> To sort a list in Python, use the “sort” method. For example:
>> print li;
> Likewise in Common Lisp. In Scheme there are probably packages for that
> as well. My apologies for not being very fluent anymore.
> CL-USER> (setf list (sort '(1 9 2 3) #'<)) ; input
> (1 2 3 9) ; output
Careful. Common Lisp's sort function is specified to be destructive, so
you shouldn't use it on literal constants. So don't say (sort '(1 9 2 3)
...), say (sort (list 1 9 2 3) ...), etc.
OOPSLA'05 tutorial on generic functions & the CLOS Metaobject Protocol
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