convert a list to a string

Paul Rubin http
Fri Jan 9 04:25:32 CET 2004

Bart Nessux <bart_nessux at> writes:
> number = random.sample(range(count), 1)
> This makes 'number' into a one entry list (I don't know why as 'count'
> is an integer). Is there an easy way to convert 'number' back to an
> int?

number = number[0]

But why are you using random.sample for that?  And making a list of
size count, just to throw it away?  It sounds like you just want a
random number between zero and count.  Do that with:

   number = random.randint(count)

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