[Tutor] IndexError: list index out of range [ Program work fine , but gives this message , guidance requested ]
Brian van den Broek
broek at cc.umanitoba.ca
Mon Jan 9 19:48:24 CET 2006
John Joseph said unto the world upon 09/01/06 03:47 AM:
> Hi Brian
> It was a excellent tutorial, Thanks a
> lot for the advice I got my concepts of def of
> functions , sort functions , count , cleared for me
> I was able to do and understand all the
> function example , except “item_comparison” function
> I get the error for set
> >>> set((1,1,1,2,2,2,2,2,3,4,4,5))
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
> NameError: name 'set' is not defined
> my python versrion is
> Python 2.3.4 (#1, Nov 4 2004, 14:06:56)
> [GCC 3.4.2 20041017 (Red Hat 3.4.2-6.fc3)] on linux2
> Joseph John
glad you found the ramble of use :-)
Your python is a version before set was a built-in type (2.4, I
believe). So, the iteration_comparison *and* dupe_detector_5 functions
won't work for you.
2.3 did include the sets module, though.
from sets import set
at the top of the code and it ought work.
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