[Tutor] Getting the highest numbers from a list

Andrei Kulakov ak@silmarill.org
Mon, 27 Aug 2001 14:28:05 -0400

On Mon, Aug 27, 2001 at 02:20:57PM -0400, David L. Lerner wrote:
> Is there a simple way to get the _n_ highest numbers from an unordered list?

How about getting highest number, removing it, getting next highest
number, etc? If you want to keep the list intact, make a copy of it.

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