[newbie] confusion concerning fetching an element in a 2d-array

Jean Dubois jeandubois314 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 26 09:47:25 CET 2014


Op dinsdag 25 maart 2014 20:58:10 UTC+1 schreef Dave Angel:
> Jean Dubois <jeandubois314 at gmail.com> Wrote in message:
> > Op dinsdag 25 maart 2014 15:42:13 UTC+1 schreef Dave Angel:
>
> >> If your instructor wanted you to copy examples,  he would have
> >>  given you one.
> > please Dave leave that belittling tone behind, there's no instructor
> > whatsoever involved here. 
>
> It wasn't my intention to belittle you; I'm sorry. But we do get a
>  lot of people here asking for homework help, and not saying
>  that's what it is. And when it's homework we do better explaining
>  than just writing the code. 
>
> In fact you only needed to add a line like
>      data= infile.read ()
> to Steven's original to get a complete working example. 
>
> > I constructed this example myself as I know very
> > well I have to start with little pieces of code first to be able to master
> > larger problems later. I just wanted to figure this example out first,
> > and as I now learned from Peter's marvellous explanation there _is_ an
> > elegant solution in Python to this kind of problem.
> > So if you are irritated by newbie-questions in the future, just neglect
> > them
>
> Not irritated,  just temporarily misguided. 
OK, no hard feelings

kind regards,
jean



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