Pyrhon2.5 to 2.4 conversion

MRAB python at
Sun Feb 28 03:12:12 CET 2010

tarekamr at wrote:
> Hi,
> I am currently using library, and it works fine on one of my
> PC's (python2.5), but later on when I tried to use it with python2.4
> the following line (line 332 in
> showed a syntax error
> items = [(k, v if type(v) != ListType else sorted(v)) for k,v in
> sorted(self.items()) if k != 'oauth_signature']
> So it there a way to convert this line to a python2.4 compliant
> syntax.
I think the clearest is:

items = []
for k, v in sorted(self.items()):
     if k != 'oauth_signature':
         if type(v) == ListType:
             v = sorted(v)
         items.append((k, v))

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