Python 3.0 - is this true?

Kay Schluehr kay.schluehr at
Sun Nov 9 05:36:59 CET 2008

On 9 Nov., 05:04, Terry Reedy <tjre... at> wrote:

> Have you written any Python code where you really wanted the old,
> unpredictable behavior?


if len(L1) == len(L2):
    return sorted(L1) == sorted(L2)  # check whether two lists contain
the same elements
    return False

It doesn't really matter here what the result of the sorts actually is
as long as the algorithm leads to the same result for all permutations
on L1 ( and L2 ).

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