Noob in Python. Problem with fairly simple test case

Larry Hudson orgnut at
Fri Jul 17 05:49:46 CEST 2015

On 07/15/2015 08:11 PM, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 16, 2015 at 1:01 PM, Larry Hudson via Python-list
> <python-list at> wrote:
>> On 07/15/2015 05:11 AM, Chris Angelico wrote:
>> In addition to using print(), in some places I like using input() instead,
>> as in:
>>      input('x={}, y={} --> '.format(x, y))
>> Then the program stops at that point so you can study it.
>> To continue just press <Enter>, or Ctrl-C to abort.
> That's a neat trick, as long as you actually do have a console. IIDPIO
> is extremely general (works across languages, across frameworks (eg a
> web server), etc), but these kinds of extensions are pretty handy when
> they make sense.
> ChrisA
Actually, that was an (unstated) point -- it's handy where it _can_ be used and makes sense, but 
it is certainly not a universal technique.

Also I didn't specifically point out the '-->' that I use at the end of the string as an input 
prompt.  Obviously, optional as well.

      -=- Larry -=-

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