Q: sort's key and cmp parameters

Paul Rubin http
Sat Oct 3 09:28:36 CEST 2009


Paul Rubin <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> writes:
> Example comparison function:
> 
>   def compare(tree1, tree2):
>      c = cmp(tree1['value'], tree2['value'])
>      if c != 0: return c
>      c = cmp(tree1['left'], tree2['left'])
>      if c != 0: return c
>      return cmp(tree1['right'], tree2['right])

Sorry, meant recursive comparison.

   def compare(tree1, tree2):
      c = cmp(tree1['value'], tree2['value'])
      if c != 0: return c
      c = compare(tree1['left'], tree2['left'])
      if c != 0: return c
      return compare(tree1['right'], tree2['right])



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