Beginners Query - Simple counter problem

Ian Clark iclark at mail.ewu.edu
Thu Sep 6 20:24:34 CEST 2007


Carsten Haese wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-09-06 at 11:00 -0700, Scott David Daniels wrote:
>> def d6(count):
>>      result = 0
>>      for die in range(count):
>>          result += random.randint(1, 6)
>>      return result
> 
> This, of course, can be further improved into:
> 
> def d6(count):
>     return sum(random.randint(1, 6) for die in range(count))
> 

My stab at it:

     >>> def roll(times=1, sides=6):
     ...     return random.randint(times, times*sides)

Ian




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