Feature request: sorting a list slice
robert.kern at gmail.com
Sun May 21 07:40:43 CEST 2006
Steve Holden wrote:
> The effbot wrote:
>>George Sakkis wrote:
>>>>It would be useful if list.sort() accepted two more optional
>>useful for what? what's the use case ?
> John Machin then wrote, without quoting any context at all:
> He means "under what circumstances do you see someone actually using the
> proposed feature rather than just nodding and saying "that looks
> useful". IOW, who would use the new feature, and why?
I believe that John was asking George for a use case rather than asking Fredrik
what a use case was.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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