[BangPypers] help me to fix this error

Senthil Kumar M msenthil008 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 11:54:56 CEST 2009


See this link. I have tried this site but could not find what is the
mistake.Thats why I send it here.ok?
http://docs.python.org/dev/3.0/library/stdtypes.html?highlight=maketrans#str.maketrans

On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 3:14 PM, Anand Balachandran Pillai <
abpillai at gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 3:11 PM, Senthil Kumar M <msenthil008 at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> from string import maketrans
>> intab = "aeiou"
>> outtab = "12345"
>> trantab = maketrans(intab,outtab)
>> st = "this is string example....wow!!!";
>>  print(st.translate(trantab))
>> ------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> I got this error,
>>
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>   File "C:\Python30\fullpath.py", line 4, in <module>
>>     trantab = maketrans(intab,outtab)
>>   File "C:\Python30\lib\string.py", line 55, in maketrans
>>     raise TypeError("maketrans arguments must be bytes objects")
>> TypeError: maketrans arguments must be bytes objects
>>
>
> Spend some time learning Python and use this list only for help on
> things which you can't figure out even after trying. Don't use the list
> as a help() on paste every other Python exception thrown by the
> interpreter,
> expecting someone to spoon feed your Python trip.
>
> In this case, check out the Python documentation on string module.
>
>
>
>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 2:59 PM, Anand Balachandran Pillai <
>> abpillai at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 2:40 PM, Senthil Kumar M <msenthil008 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> ----------------------------------------------------------
>>>> #!/usr/bin/python
>>>>
>>>> from string import maketrans
>>>> intab = "aeiou"
>>>> outtab = "12345"
>>>> trantab = intab.maketrans(outtab)
>>>>
>>>> str = "this is string example....wow!!!";
>>>> print str.translate(trantab);
>>>>
>>>
>>>  "print" is a function from python 3.0. Change this to,
>>>  print (str.translate(trantab))
>>>
>>>  And you don't need semi-colons in Python. Semi-colons
>>>  are used only to separate 2 expressions in the same line.
>>>  Something like
>>>
>>>  x=2; print x
>>>
>>>  Here they are superfluous.
>>>
>>>  And I think "outtab" should be a dict, not string... but I am not sure.
>>>
>>>
>>>> ------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> Thanks for the response.
>>>> I changed the code as above
>>>> this code too shows an error.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 2:23 PM, Sidharth Kuruvila <
>>>> sidharth.kuruvila at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> This looks like it's because python's strings have change in python 3.
>>>>> The characters used to be 8bit bytes but now they are 16 bits wide.
>>>>>
>>>>> A quick google tells me that str now has a method called maketrans so
>>>>> s1.maketrans(s2) should work.
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm guessing you are using a tutorial written for one of the older
>>>>> versions of python. I'd suggest you either find a python 3 based
>>>>> tutorial or use an older version of python, maybe python 2.6.
>>>>>
>>>>> ps Can you cut and paste the code into the mail next time, images are
>>>>> a pain to work with.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> Sidharth
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Senthil Kumar M <
>>>>> msenthil008 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> >
>>>>> > I am using python IDLE (python3.0.1) . I dont know why this error
>>>>> comes ? I
>>>>> > am a new user to python.
>>>>> >
>>>>> > the link of the image snapshot is
>>>>> > http://img197.imageshack.us/img197/3405/pythonshell.png
>>>>> >
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