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Columnar Sort of N Columns in 2 Directions, a.k.a. Data-grid Sorting

There is a thread on Python-list about removing the "cmp" parameter to Python's sort. One little tidbit I had missed was the introduction of a stable sort guarantee with Python 2.2. I've got lots of older code that uses cmp, so I figured I'll just start rewriting those as I come ...

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