why not?

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Mon Jan 21 12:37:25 CET 2013


On Mon, 21 Jan 2013 11:02:10 -0600, kwakukwatiah wrote:

> f = open(r'c:\text\somefile.txt')
> for i in range(3):
>        print str(i) + ': ' + f.readline(),
>
> please with the print str(i) + ‘: ‘ + f.readline(), 
> why not print str(i) + f.readline(),


Because the output will be different. The first code will print:

0: first line
1: second line
2: third line


The second code will print:

0first line
1second line
2third line


You should really try these things and see what they do before asking.


-- 
Steven



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