Best way to do this?

Wil Schultz newz at rekon.org.NOSPAM
Sun Jan 18 12:13:11 CET 2004


Okay, maybe I should have said the program should ask for the password 
up to 3 times, exiting on a) the correct password b) the third incorrect 
password.

Wil
my 2¢
"When everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked
something."


William Park wrote:
> Wil Schultz <newz at rekon.org.nospam> wrote:
> 
>>One of the exercises asks for a program to ask for a password three 
>>times. Surprisingly this took me much longer that it probably should 
>>have so I am curious if the following is the easiest way this is done. 
>>Thanks much!
>>
>>*************************************************
>>#!/usr/local/bin/python
>>
>>count = 0
>>password = "null"
>>
>>while count < 3:
>>         count = count + 1
>>         password = raw_input("what's the pass: ")
>>         if password == "mypass":
>>                 print "Access Granted"
>>                 count = 3
>>         else:
>>                 if count < 3:
>>                         print "Try Again"
>>                 else:
>>                         print "Too Bad"
>>*************************************************
> 
> 
> For crying out loud, here's 3 times for you...
>     password = raw_input("what's the pass: ")
>     password = raw_input("what's the pass: ")
>     password = raw_input("what's the pass: ")



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