advice on this little script
jstroud at ucla.edu
Thu Mar 9 05:14:06 CET 2006
John Salerno wrote:
> My first project when I started learning C# was to make a little timer
> to tell me when my laundry was done :) and I thought it would be fun to
> convert this to Python. Here's what I came up with after much struggling
> with the Timer class from the threading module -- as you can see, I
> abandoned it for the sleep() function from timer.
> Please let me know if this is a good (i.e. Pythonic) way of doing this,
> and if it can be improved (although I don't need anything fancier than
> this basic functionality).
> from time import sleep
> minutes = input('Enter the number of minutes to wait: ')
> for x in range(minutes):
> minutes -= 1
> print minutes, 'minutes remaining.'
Very nice, but maybe
This corrects for the number of seconds in a minute.
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