beginner's python help

Chris Rebert clp2 at rebertia.com
Sun Sep 6 09:58:42 CEST 2009


On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 12:54 AM, hrishy<hrishys at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi
>
> sum = 0
>  for item in readData:
>     try:
>         sum += int(item)
>     except ValueError:
>         print "Oops!  That was no valid number. Instead it was:", item
>
> So you mean to say this would ignore the bad data and continue processing ?

Yes. A new "try" happens every loop iteration since the "try" is
within the loop body.

Cheers,
Chris
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