Python 3 sort() problem

Fabien fabien.maussion at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 16:12:39 CEST 2015


On 08/17/2015 01:42 PM, Владислав wrote:
> x = [1, 2, 4, 2, 1, 3]
> x = list(set(x)).sort()
> print(x) /# output: None/
>
> I know that sort() returns None, but I guess that it would be returned x
> that was sorted. Why so?

If sort() returns None, than the following:

x = list(set(x)).sort()

is equivalent to writing:

x = None

So I don't really understand your question, I'm sorry...

Cheers,

Fabien



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