[Tutor] Python Versions
earlylightpublishing at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 13 08:13:06 CET 2007
I'm a "she" not a "he". :-) But actually I don't believe I was a member of this group when I was working with the book "A Byte Of Python" I don't believe I ever described a problem with raw_input here. That concept seems pretty clear to me but as you say the OP hasn't described a specific problem. As I said before, it was the fact that the author was describing features that I was not seeing in the shell that prompted me to try to figure out the "new window" feature. As soon as I solved the shell problem I had no further difficulties understanding the concepts in the book. I just thought I'd share what worked for me. :-)
The OP has not specified what his problems specifically are, but
publishing" described his problem before, and he was not understanding
the >>> prompt was expecting immediate keyboard input when he typed in
raw_input(). So a noob cannot figure out why it is advantageous to have
raw_input function that immediately asks for input. He thinks, "why
put the input in directly?" That is why putting a program into an edit
window is very advantageous.
I believe it is very likely that raw_input() is the culprit of
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