Python 3.0 - is this true?
duncan.booth at invalid.invalid
Sun Nov 9 13:09:16 CET 2008
Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>> Not sure how to transform it into a search key that is efficient and
> Yes, that's a general problem. It's not always easy to convert a sort
> comparison function into a key-based sort. I know that 99% of the time
> key is the right way to do custom sorts, but what about the other 1%?
You can create a key object which holds onto the original object and
calls the comparison function each time two keys are compared.
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