Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Wed Aug 12 04:46:05 CEST 2015

On 12/08/2015 01:49, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 10:43 AM, Ltc Hotspot <ltc.hotspot at> wrote:
>> Python can pull the hour from the 'From ' line by finding the time and then
>> splitting the string a second time using a colon, i.e., From
>> stephen.marquard at Sat Jan  5 09:14:16 2008
>> Finally, accumulated the counts for each hour, print out the counts, sorted
>> by hour as shown below:
> In that case, you want to sort the entire collection, not a single
> key-value pair.
> It seems to me you can do this fairly efficiently with collections.Counter.

Which is exactly what the OP was told on the tutor mailing list several 
days ago, and he's also asked on the core mentorship list earlier today 
as well.

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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