[Q] Question from Python tutorial

Young-Jin Lee ylee12 at uiuc.edu
Thu Mar 1 20:38:02 CET 2001


I typed them manually. I dind't copy and paste.

"Jay O'Connor" <joconnor at cybermesa.com> wrote in message
news:3A9EA472.F15AF847 at cybermesa.com...
>
>
> Young-Jin Lee wrote:
>
> > Hi, I have a question from Python tutorial.
> > The code segment in the page 60 (chapter 9. classes) is not executed.
> > I don't know what I did wrong. Here is the code and the error I got.
> >
> > class MyClass:
> >     "A simple example class"
> >     i = 12345
> >     def f( x ):
> >         return 'hello world'
> >
> > x = MyClass()
> >
> > x.counter = 1
> > while x.counter < 10:
> >     x.counter = x.counter * 2
> > print x.counter
> >       ^
> > SyntaxError: invalid syntax
> >
> > There is no typo, I have no idea of where this SyntaxError came from.
> >
> > Thanks in advance. Any comment would be greatly appreciated.
>
> You probably cut and pasted the code from the tutorial.  When I cut and
> pasted your code into IDLE, I got the same error.  When I manyually typed
> the code, it works fine.  My guess is that the cut and paste didn't paste
> properly and the interactive interpreter didn't make the right break
> between the 2 and the word print
>
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