[Tutor] "TypeError: 'int' object is not callable"??

Jacob S. keridee at jayco.net
Fri Dec 17 23:55:04 CET 2004


Sorry about that last message. Kent just posted and answered my question
with his example.
Thank you all!

Jacob

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: tutor-bounces at python.org
> > [mailto:tutor-bounces at python.org] On Behalf Of Jacob S.
> > Sent: Friday, December 17, 2004 3:54 PM
> > To: Kent Johnson
> > Cc: tutor at python.org
> > Subject: Re: [Tutor] "TypeError: 'int' object is not callable"??
> >
> > Hey, could you give an example?
> > Thanks,
> > Jacob
> >
> > >
> > > apply() is deprecated; it has been replaced by 'extended
> > call syntax'.
> > Instead of
> > >    apply(fn, args, kwds)
> > > you can now write
> > >    fn(*args, **kwds)
> > >
> > > Kent
>
> Here is a quick example I came up with:
>
> >>> def spam(*args, **kwargs):
> ... print "Here are the args you supplied:"
> ... for item in args:
> ... print item
> ... print
> ... print "Here are the kwargs you supplied:"
> ... for key,value in kwargs.items():
> ... print key, '=', value
> ...
> >>> spam(1,'a','eggs',s=0, p=1, a=2, m=3)
> Here are the args you supplied:
> 1
> a
> eggs
>
> Here are the kwargs you supplied:
> a = 2
> p = 1
> s = 0
> m = 3
>
> In the case of the spam() function, 1, 'a', and 'eggs' are all put into
> the sequence args (not sure if it is a list or tuple).  The key/value
> pairs are bundled into the dictionary kwargs.  The arguments have to be
> given in the right order though:
>
> >>> spam(t=1, b=1, 'this', 'will', 'fail')
> Traceback (SyntaxError: non-keyword arg after keyword arg
>
> HTH!
>
> Christian
> http://www.dowski.com
>
>
>
>



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