On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 5:33 PM, Tres Seaver <tsea...@palladion.com> wrote:
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> On 02/28/2013 10:41 AM, Lennart Regebro wrote:
>> Reading through the code, it seems to use a lot of code to provide
>> quite basic sorting functionality. It feels like it's trying to fill
>> the same role as sorted() does since Python 2.4.
> The other features (locale-aware sorting, sort different keys using
> different algorithms / directions) are not easy to emulate using 'sorted()'

Locale aware sorting can be tricky, I'll have to look at that code
again. Sorting different keys and directions are trivial with
sorted(). I'm not sure what different "algorithms" mean, with sorted
you implement a function that returns a sorting key, that sorting key
is then used to sort. It should be possible to sort according to any
algorithm that way.

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