Help understanding the decisions *behind* python?

Hrvoje Niksic hniksic at xemacs.org
Tue Jul 21 00:20:53 CEST 2009


Chris Rebert <clp2 at rebertia.com> writes:

>>>>>>> x = [2,1,3]
>>>>>>> print sorted(x)[0]
>>>DB> 3
>>
>> What kind of Python produces that?
>
> Assuming you're referring to the latter example, it was added in version 2.4
> If you meant the former example, I think that's purely pseudo-Python.

sorted([2, 1, 3])[0] evaluates to 1, not 3.



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