math.choice attribute error

Sean 'Shaleh' Perry shaleh at valinux.com
Tue Mar 27 03:43:39 CEST 2001


On 27-Mar-2001 iddwb wrote:
> 
> from the ref man math.choice says it takes a sequence object and returns a
> random choice. perfect for my needs. the follow happens:
> 
>>>> import math
>>>> list = ['apple', 'orange', 'pear']
>>>> print math.choice(list)
> Traceback ....
> attributerror: choice
> 

I know random does:

>>> import random
>>> l = [1, 2, 3]
>>> random.choice(l)
2





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