newbie question: if var1 == var2:

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Sat Nov 29 15:11:31 CET 2008


Any reason for posting such an issue to the account list? Pillock!

On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 4:47 AM, <joemacbusiness at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> I dont understand why the following code never finds "tree".
> I could not find the answer in the Python tutorials.
> Here is the code, test43.in, and runtime:
>
> #!/usr/bin/python
>
> fname = open("test43.in")
> var = 'tree'
>
> for item in fname:
>    print "item: ", item,
>    if item == var:
>        print "found tree: ", item,
> [jmccaughan at dhcppc2 work]$
> [jmccaughan at dhcppc2 work]$
> [jmccaughan at dhcppc2 work]$ cat test43.in
> car
> tree
> house
> pool
> dog
> cat
> wax
> candy bar
> [jmccaughan at dhcppc2 work]$ python test43.py
> item:  car
> item:  tree
> item:  house
> item:  pool
> item:  dog
> item:  cat
> item:  wax
> item:  candy bar
>
> Thanks, joemacbusiness at gmail.com
>
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