Does '#hash' mean anything in IDLE?

Scott David Daniels scott.daniels at
Fri Mar 3 21:10:25 CET 2006

John Coleman wrote:
> Blackbird wrote:
>> I think this simpler version of letter_hash should work too:
>> def letter_hash(word):
>>     w = [c for c in word]
>>     w.sort()
>>     return "".join(w)

And, for 2.4 or later:

     def letter_hash(word):
         return "".join(sorted(word))

sorted takes an iterable, and strings are iterables.

--Scott David Daniels
scott.daniels at

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