Feature request: sorting a list slice

Heiko Wundram me+python at modelnine.org
Fri May 19 21:22:23 CEST 2006


Am Donnerstag 18 Mai 2006 19:27 schrieb George Sakkis:
> It would be useful if list.sort() accepted two more optional
> parameters, start and stop, so that you can sort a slice in place.

I've just submitted:

http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1491804&group_id=5470&atid=305470

to the bugtracker, which extends the (start, stop) keyword arguments to 
list.reverse() (which I've needed more than once). The patch updates the test 
suite, documentation, list object, and sorted() builtin to accept (or 
specify) the new arguments.

Any comment/feedback would be appreciated.

--- Heiko.



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