advice on this little script

John Salerno johnjsal at NOSPAMgmail.com
Thu Mar 9 06:04:39 CET 2006


James Stroud wrote:
> John Salerno wrote:
>> 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.
> 
> print x, 'minutes remaining'
> 
> 
> 
Ah! Thanks to both of you!



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