String Attribute

John Strick jstrickler at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 22:46:12 CEST 2015


    fname = raw_input("Enter file name: ")
    if len(fname) < 1 : 
        fname = "mbox-short.txt"
    for line in fname:
        line = line.strip()
        if not line.startwith('From '): 
              continue
        line = line.split()
        count = count + 1


You need to actually open the file. (Look up how to do that) The first 'for' loop is looping through the file NAME, not the file OBJECT. Also, line.startwith() should be line.startswith().

--john


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