How to show a dictionary sorted on a value within its data?

Dan Stromberg drsalists at
Thu Oct 2 22:06:49 CEST 2014

On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 12:15 PM, Ian Kelly <ian.g.kelly at> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 10:33 AM,  <cl at> wrote:
>> Ah, so at least there is a reason for it, I'm far from being a
>> mathematician though so it's not particularly obvious (for me anyway).
> You're not alone; a lot of people find the terminology not intuitive.
> Even GvR has publicly lamented the choice of keyword.

Was lambda almost removed from CPython 3.x?

Anyway, pylint doesn't complain about a bare use of lambda, but it
does complain about a map applied to a lambda or a filter applied to a
lambda.  Pylint says they could be replaced by a list comprehension,
with the warning "deprecated-lambda".

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