[Tutor] Letter Frequency Count.
Sat, 8 Jan 2000 12:06:03 -0800 (PST)
On Sat, 8 Jan 2000, Doug Stanfield wrote:
>Where individual should be each single character from the file. In your
>case this won't work straight off because you've read the whole file in. You
>might need to do the following to get to each character assuming you just
>want to throw away newlines:
>for line in emperor:
> for individual in line:
> # ... process individual ...
Well, am confused by this: I thought the file object's read() method
returns a single string, not a list of strings -- unlike readlines() -- so
what's the need for nested loops?
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