advice on this little script

John Salerno johnjsal at NOSPAMgmail.com
Thu Mar 9 05:50:57 CET 2006


Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2006-03-09, John Salerno <johnjsal at NOSPAMgmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> from time import sleep
>>
>> minutes = input('Enter the number of minutes to wait: ')
>>
>> for x in range(minutes):
>> 	sleep(1.0)
>> 	minutes -= 1
>> 	print minutes, 'minutes remaining.'
> 
> for x in range(minutes,0,-1):
>     sleep(60.0)
>     print minutes, 'minutes remaining'
> 

I might be doing something wrong, but this just keeps printing out '10 
minutes remaining' each time.



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