Sorting by item_in_another_list
Delaney, Timothy (Tim)
tdelaney at avaya.com
Tue Oct 24 06:50:36 CEST 2006
Cameron Walsh wrote:
> I have two lists, A and B, such that B is a subset of A.
> I wish to sort A such that the elements in B are at the beginning of
> A, and keep the existing order otherwise, i.e. stable sort. The
> order of elements in B will always be correct.
> for example:
> A = [0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10]
> B = [2,3,7,8]
> desired_result = [2,3,7,8,0,1,4,5,6,9,10]
c = set(B)
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