case insensitive list ?

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Mon Apr 5 19:23:10 CEST 2010

On 2010-04-05 12:17 PM, Stef Mientki wrote:
> hello,
> AFAIK there's no case insensitive list in Python.
> By case insentive I mean that that sort and memebr of is case insensitive.
> Does soeone has a implementation of sucha case insensitive list ?

mylist.sort(key=lambda x: x.lower())
any(x.lower() == lowercase_query for x in mylist)

Robert Kern

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