Returning a List

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Oct 3 21:07:05 CEST 2014


On 10/3/2014 7:35 AM, Shiva wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I might be doing something really silly here, but I can't seem to spot it:
>
> def front_x(words):
>    b=[]
>    c=[]
>    for a in words:
>       if a[0] == 'x':
>           b.append(a)
>       else:
>           c.append(a)
>
>    b = sorted(b)
>    c = sorted(c)

Just sort in place with
      b.sort()
      c.sort()

>    d= b+c
>    print('d = ',d)
>
>    #return b+c
>    return d
>
> front_x(['bbb', 'ccc', 'axx', 'xzz', 'xaa'])

xlist = front_x(['bbb', 'ccc', 'axx', 'xzz', 'xaa'])
print(xlist)

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy




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