Newbie getting desperate with for

Werner wdahn at netfront.net
Fri Feb 18 18:48:28 CET 2011


On 18/02/11 07:29, Cameron Simpson wrote:
> On 18Feb2011 08:40, I wrote:
> | On 17Feb2011 18:40, Alister Ware <alister.ware at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> | | On Thu, 17 Feb 2011 16:42:05 +0800, Werner wrote:
> | | > On 17/02/11 16:39, Chris Rebert wrote:
> | | >> On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 12:27 AM, Werner <wdahn at netfront.net> wrote:
> | | >>> I have a trivially simple piece of code called timewaster.py:
> | | >>> ____________________________________________________
> | | >>> while True:
> | [...]
> | | may I ask what is the purpose of this code segment, it does not look like 
> | | it would achieve much?
> [... long shebang description...]
> 
> Hmm, looks like maybe you meant the original python snippet.
> If so, my apologies for the long misanswer.

It was't a misanswer, you were laying a finger on the wound and
explained how things are. I am very grateful for that.

This is my first contact with this newsgroup and I thank you all for
being patient and understanding with a newbie.

Best Regards
Werner Dahn




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