Input without line break, is it possible?

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Wed Dec 4 17:27:46 CET 2013

On 04/12/2013 16:14, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 3:04 AM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at> wrote:
>> On 04/12/2013 15:38, geezle86 at wrote:
>>> The source code:
>>> for i in range(8):
>>>      n = input()
>> Yes you can get them on a single line, see the response from Tim Chase.  But
>> just to be crystal clear, are you aware that you're getting string
>> representations of numbers, and not the numbers themselves?
> Just to clarify, this is assuming that you're using Python 3. Geezle,
> if you're using Python 2, you need to not use input() for anything -
> use raw_input() instead, which will do what we're describing here.

Good point, I saw input() and automatically assumed Python 3, what a 
sin!  The assumption obviously, not Python 3!!

> I yearn for the day when nobody uses Python 2 any more so this doesn't
> need to be asked.

I'm contemplating what it would be like migrating code from Python 1.x 
to Python 4.0, the fun and games that could be :)

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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