Random from Dictionary
skip at pobox.com
Thu Oct 18 19:19:14 CEST 2001
Martin> Python 2.1.1 (#1, Jul 21 2001, 20:59:12)
Martin> [GCC 2.95.2 19991024 (release)] on sunos5
Martin> Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>>> import random
Martin> Traceback (most recent call last):
Martin> File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
Martin> File "/usr/local/lib/python2.1/random.py", line 329, in choice
Martin> return seq[int(self.random() * len(seq))]
Martin> KeyError: 0
Perhaps I'm coming in on this thread a bit late (don't remember seeing it
and can't find it at Google Groups, however, so maybe it just hasn't fully
propagated around), but I see nothing in the doc string for random.choice
that suggests it should work with a dictionary. Where's the bug?
Skip Montanaro (skip at pobox.com)
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