Feature request: sorting a list slice

Robert Kern 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
>>>>parameters
>>
>>useful for what?  what's the use case ?
> 
> John Machin then wrote, without quoting any context at all:
> 
>>Use case?
> 
> 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.

-- 
Robert Kern

"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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