gett error message: "TypeError: 'int' object is not callable"

Nick nleioatt at
Thu Jul 9 12:04:58 EDT 2009

no problem, i understand, i haven't coded anything in literally 2
years, but it was a simple and pretty obvious mistake.  thanks for all
your help,


On Jul 9, 11:30 am, Friðrik Már Jónsson <frid... at> wrote:
> Previously, I wrote:
> >> P.S. While this is a fairly obvious problem it's usually a good
> >> idea to post working code and a traceback when requesting help.
> Nick wrote:
> > thanks for spotting the obvious errors, its my 2nd day programming
> > python in about 3 years.
> I'm sorry, my saying it was obvious may have come off a little
> arrogant. My clumsily delivered point was that because it was a small
> snippet of code it didn't take much time to run through for someone
> who codes daily with Python. What you did there was a perfectly
> ordinary thing to do until experience teaches you how Python does
> things. :)
> > fridrick, code should be workable with the exception of the
> > errors...thats the whole program
> You're right, I failed to say it explicitely but I was referring to
> the input file.  In some cases, albeit not this one, problems can
> exist in parsing gotchas.
> Regards,
> Friðrik Már

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