Problem with join in__str__() in class (newbie)

Fencer no.i.dont at want.mail.from.spammers.com
Sun Aug 9 19:42:23 CEST 2009


jon rascal wrote:
> 
> You're turning your list into a string -- try this:
> ', '.join([str(x) for x in self.topics])

Thanks for your quick reply, unfortunately it didn't quite work for me.
Say topics contain two topics: polemics, and the parthenon I get this 
output:
e2:Carla
Known topics: t5:Polemics

only the first topic is printed. If topics only contain a single topic I 
get this error:
Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "C:\Users\fencer\workspace\Find Expert\src\find_expert.py", line 
57, in <module>
     print experts[1]
   File "C:\Users\fencer\workspace\Find Expert\src\find_expert.py", line 
21, in __str__
     output += '\nKnown topics: %s' % (', '.join([str(x) for x in 
self.topics]))
TypeError: iteration over non-sequence

What did I do wrong?

- Fencer



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