Need help (Basic python)...what did I do wrong?

James Stroud jstroud at
Sat Oct 28 12:06:57 CEST 2006

Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Sat, 28 Oct 2006 18:56:33 +1000, Ben Finney wrote:
>> "frankie_85" <steveadi at> writes:
>>> I just made a simple code which is part of my assignment
>> You may want to review the restrictions your educational institution
>> has on collusion.
> [snip]
>> Again, please make sure you work on these problems yourself; your
>> assessment should not be testing your ability to ask on the internet
>> for assistance.
> I don't think the restrictions against collusion are meant to prohibit
> simple "what does this error message mean?" type questions. It would be
> a funny sort of learning process that forced students to live in a
> vacuum, never discussing their topic with anyone else, never asking the
> most trivial questions.

I think you are wrong. The new trend is toward absolutely no instruction 
at all and the students must guess the assignment. In this regard, I 
believe the OP is doing very well. Don't you think?


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